Skip to comments.:13 shot at Chicago basketball court; 3 year old critical (A mass shooting that won't get much news)
Posted on 09/20/2013 7:13:30 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Here's a mass shooting that probably won't elicit calls for more gun control.
Thirteen people were shot - including a 3-year-old boy - Thursday night at a South Side park when two gunmen opened fire on a group gathered at a basketball court in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
As bullets began to fly about 10:15 p.m., the group scattered, taking cover wherever they could at Cornell Square Park, police and witnesses said.
Julian Harris, 22, said his 3-year-old nephew, Deonta "Tay-man" Howard, was shot in the face.
Deonta was taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, according to Fire Media Affairs.
Harris said dreadlocked gunmen in a gray sedan fired at him at the corner of Wood and 51st before turning north on Wood and shooting up the park. According to other witnesses, two gunman got out of the car and began shooting.
Police said the shooting was gang-related, but they could not describe how the shooting occurred.
"They hit the light pole next to me but I ducked down and ran into the house," Harris said. "They've been coming round here looking for people to shoot every night - just gang-banging stuff. It's what they do."
The young boy's aunt, Lavada Hardeman, 18, said her brother, was killed on Labor Day.
"I can't catch a break," Hardeman said.
The 3-year-old's uncle, Jerome "J Money" Wood, a rapper who was affiliated with Def Jam artist Durk "Lil Durk" Banks, was shot in the head and died on Sept. 2 in the 6600 block of South Rhodes in the Woodlawn neighborhood.
Corey Brooks, pastor of New Beginnings Church on the South Side presided over Wood's funeral. He said he was called early Friday to again comfort the family at the hospital.
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I guess this can’t really be another duplicate thread when all 6 previous threads were from different sources, huh?
Chicago needs Moar Gun Kontroll...
Any “AR-15 shotgun(s)” found? Piers Morgan wants to know.
Three year old in the park at ten o’clock at night.
That’s NOT how to raise a child.
Bad enough just giving him such a screwed up name.
Way to go, ChiCongo.
Midnight Dodge [the bullet] Ball
Because it's all about her, and not about the people actually shot.
This is why America is doomed.
Seriously, who would give a kid that kind of name? I know, never mind. Holder's people.
And why should it? I mean after all, the victims are just poor inner city blacks. Reporting on this incident, no matter what their suffering, does nothing to advance the narrative. Anyway, it's not like those black inner voters will ever leave the vote plantation over such a thing, right?
Jus ni..a’s bein ni..a’s. It’s only a concern when it crackuh’s on ni..a’s.
Not to mention that the name has a 'female' ending.
"run and gun" offense
Well, when your mother is 19 years old, and HER mother is 35 years old, what do you expect?
the masses cant be properly controlled if they arent significantly self absorbed...
This is a “Culture”that spawns VIOLENCE!Their children are brought up to idolize”Gangsta Rap”!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
There is also Jamarrie. More kids named for whatever was in mama's spoon of alphabet soup.
Since the shooters were allegedly black, some wit could have fun with a hoax of Rahm Emanuel and company calling for 100% gun control of blacks only. That is, a law making it a crime for a black person to possess a gun or ammunition.
You just know there are a lot of suckers out there who would believe it.