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Maybach driver shot, killed during rush hour on I-20
WSB TV ^ | 6:37 a.m. Friday, April 12, 2013

Posted on 04/12/2013 4:42:37 AM PDT by Pan_Yan

The man shot while driving on Interstate 20 in DeKalb county during rush hour has died.

He was driving a Maybach -- a rare luxury car that sells for upward of $400,000. Now, police are working to figure out who he was and find the person witnesses saw fire at him from a white SUV.

"It sounded like a bazooka,” an unidentified witness said about the shooting.

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An off-duty Atlanta firefighter pulled over at the sight of the stopped sedan and found a man inside shot multiple times.

He was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in critical condition, but later died.

“At this point, we are still looking into the background of this victim and trying to positively identify the victim,” Parish said.

(Excerpt) Read more at wsbtv.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: atlanta; shooting
The first thing I thought when I heard this on the radio was "rapper." Other websites are reporting it was someone named "Free Band Double D."

There's a picutre of the car here. Looks like about seven bullet holes in the passenger window.

1 posted on 04/12/2013 4:42:37 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan

This is an unregistered Maybach? If the guy was in the crime world, he’s an idiot for drawing attention to himself with a car like that. If he’s not in the crime world and he can afford that car, he’s still an idiot for drawing attention to himself like that.


2 posted on 04/12/2013 4:50:54 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: Gen.Blather

1. If you believe in freedom you should not bitch if people drive whatever the heck car they want.
2. “Sounds like a Bazooka?” What the hell does that mean? Sounds like a WWII era rocket ATW?
3. Maybachs suck. For pennies on the dollar, buy a VW Phaeton W12, and don’t draw so much attention!


3 posted on 04/12/2013 4:56:38 AM PDT by golux
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To: Gen.Blather
If he’s not in the crime world and he can afford that car, he’s still an idiot for drawing attention to himself like that.

It's kind of hard to explain. It's Atlanta. In addition to all the rappers tons of pro athletes live here regardless of where they play. There's lots of Maybachs, Bentleys, and other assorted high end vehicles around (parts of) town all the time. Now I'm not sure I'd drive one in Dekalb County where this guy was, but he was on the interstate.

4 posted on 04/12/2013 4:57:19 AM PDT by Pan_Yan (Yes, it's sarcasm.)
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To: Gen.Blather

Stop being stupid. It wouldnt have mattered if he was driving a beater...he was targeted. A hit. Do you know what that means?

He needed some 14mm Llumar window film or 1/2” lexan windows.


5 posted on 04/12/2013 5:03:30 AM PDT by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: Pan_Yan
Thanks Pan_Pan. There are numerous clues in the vid.
6 posted on 04/12/2013 5:06:03 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: no-to-illegals
Thanks Pan_Pan.

Uh, you're welcome No-No.

7 posted on 04/12/2013 5:07:05 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Southack

fire at him from a white (dame racist vehicle) SUV.


8 posted on 04/12/2013 5:07:14 AM PDT by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: golux

“1. If you believe in freedom you should not bitch if people drive whatever the heck car they want.”

My dad said, “Sure I could buy a Cadillac. But people are resentful. They’ll key it. There’s no need to draw attention to yourself.” (This was when a Cadillac was THE car to own.)I’m thrilled there are rich people. It gives me hope. My sister says, “You can only live as well as other people will let you.” In the US, that’s generally pretty good.

As for this being a targeted hit, if it was, it wasn’t pro. An interstate where there might be an unmarked cop behind you is a bad choice.


9 posted on 04/12/2013 5:09:48 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: Pan_Yan

If I had that kind of disposable income I would be driving something that had a far superior level of protection, at the very least some form of up armor in the door panels and glass.

Too many Obama boys want their share of redistributed wealth they take a personal affront at anyone having better bling.

Something to keep in mind, if it is or looks exceptionally expensive their is a strong guarantee somebody will take offense, and the will attack you.

the only cure for this is to change the leadership of the country or to create a strong image of retaliatory defenses, yes that means methods of counter attack.
Short of getting absolutely medieval with a roof opening and a popup Dillon 134 mini gun it would be effective to have high voltage door handle, tear gas ejectors, extreme sound and strobes.

I especially like the idea of the cattle fence transformer hooked up to insulated door handles.


10 posted on 04/12/2013 5:12:11 AM PDT by Spartan302
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To: Pan_Yan

Poor career choice, I'm thinking.

11 posted on 04/12/2013 5:15:23 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Pan_Yan

I dare you to look in a mirror and say “Freebanddouble D” three times!


12 posted on 04/12/2013 5:18:36 AM PDT by VanShuyten ("a shadow...draped nobly in the folds of a gorgeous eloquence.")
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To: FreedomPoster
Attempting to give a damn...

If it happened on the connector I'd care a lot more. I-20 east ... not so much.

13 posted on 04/12/2013 5:19:23 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan

White SUV shooting at Black Maybach, I wonder if the AG Holder will call it White on Black Crime.


14 posted on 04/12/2013 5:25:30 AM PDT by Rappini (Veritas vos Liberabit)
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To: Spartan302
a strong image of retaliatory defenses

Personal preference is the hidden under the hood multiple bazooka targeting option.

15 posted on 04/12/2013 5:26:54 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Pan_Yan

I use I-20 east about 3 times a year on a heavy year.


16 posted on 04/12/2013 5:28:31 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Gen.Blather

Yeah but that attitude is defeatist. I can’t say what lengths I have taken, but in essence, I fight graffiti artists, keyers, etc. Your Dad is right... But why not leave the car keyed? I have done so with my old Jags. Why should you not drive what you want to drive because of some jealous bitches?


17 posted on 04/12/2013 5:29:08 AM PDT by golux
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To: Pan_Yan

Interesting that the side glass didn’t shatter completely.

I have to admit that I’m not all that familiar with Maybach details, but most vehicles use tempered glass in the side and rear window, and laminated safety glass in the windshield.

The tempered glass will completely disintegrate if it’s chipped, or otherwise broken. Would not leave bullet holes in my experience.

It appears the Maybach has laminated safety glass on the side windows.

Don’t know if that’s stock or if this particular one was upgraded.


18 posted on 04/12/2013 5:33:18 AM PDT by chrisser (Senseless legislation does nothing to solve senseless violence.)
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To: Rappini
dahdle ut, dahdle ut, dahdle ut .. !

"White SUV shooting at Black Maybach, I wonder if the AG Holder will call it White on Black Crime."

I doubt it, but Rush will.

19 posted on 04/12/2013 5:33:32 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Pan_Yan

Drug gang hit.


20 posted on 04/12/2013 5:33:53 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: Pan_Yan

Rap Star Capped... what’s new?

Unless George Zimmerman shot him....the Black Racists don’t care


21 posted on 04/12/2013 5:35:37 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: chrisser
From here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maybach_57_and_62

"The Maybach 62 includes many luxury features such as fully reclining rear seats, Maybach 4 zone climate control, tinted-windows, infrared-reflecting laminated glass all round,"
22 posted on 04/12/2013 5:36:37 AM PDT by chrisser (Senseless legislation does nothing to solve senseless violence.)
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To: chrisser
I have to admit that I’m not all that familiar with Maybach details ...

I knew nothing about them until we towed one out of our parking deck. Then I learned all about them from the owner.

23 posted on 04/12/2013 5:36:58 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan; All

Since the decedent’s race wasn’t mentioned, I’m assuming he was Amish. It’s also a bit surprising that he wasn’t carrying a driver’s license and that the vehicle’s registration couldn’t be traced to get an idea of his identity. Of course, being the racist I am, I always carry my driver’s license and vehicle registration with me. Naturally, such discriminatory rules only apply to white people.


24 posted on 04/12/2013 5:38:04 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: chrisser
check the rear window in vid ... shattered.
25 posted on 04/12/2013 5:44:38 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Pan_Yan
Armored version available: armored Maybach
26 posted on 04/12/2013 5:49:33 AM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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27 posted on 04/12/2013 5:55:30 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: reg45
Since you brought that up ... can see some more information in the vid. Some fired projectiles look to have not penetrated the front windows on both sides of vehicle. May be wet on that observation .. so please take with a grain or pound of salt.
28 posted on 04/12/2013 5:58:13 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Southack
Don't know what 14mm Llumar is but do wonder if it has anything to do with the always black with dark black windows I see questionable characters driving around here. The pants on the ground types, stupid scary looking.
29 posted on 04/12/2013 6:03:20 AM PDT by pepperdog ( I still get a thrill up my leg when spell check doesn't recognize the name/word Obama!)
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To: pepperdog
Correction: always black CARS with...
30 posted on 04/12/2013 6:04:07 AM PDT by pepperdog ( I still get a thrill up my leg when spell check doesn't recognize the name/word Obama!)
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To: pepperdog
Love it when they park down the road a piece on the outside.
31 posted on 04/12/2013 6:08:44 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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