Skip to comments.70-year-old man suffers serious injuries after group attack ('knock out game') - Syracuse
Posted on 09/24/2013 6:33:07 PM PDT by Altura Ct.
A 70-year-old man was seriously injured early Saturday morning after being attacked outside of a 7-Eleven in Syracuse.
Police say James Gifford had just left the store at the intersection of Valley Drive and South Street just after 6:00 a.m. and was attacked by a group of five or six black males, according to Syracuse Police.
Police also said this appears to be an unprovoked incident with an innocent victim.
Law enforcement officials are working with the store to obtain surveillance images that might shed more light on the incident and provide a more specific description of the suspects.
The initial investigation shows that the suspects used their hands and feet, but would not release specifics regarding Gifford's injuries.
A motive for the attack has not been determined.
Police said they are also unsure if this was a robbery or if it was connected to "knockout game" attacks, in which the participants try to knock a person unconscious on the first punch.
A "knockout game" attack did happen in Syracuse in May, when 51-year-old Michael Daniels was beaten to death on Brighton Avenue.
At this time, police need more information to determine the nature of the beating on Saturday.
Syracuse Police Sgt. Tom Connellan said that police are relying on information from the public to solve this case.
He said there may be some people who witnessed the attack, helped Gifford after the attack and left the scene before police could conduct an interview.
Police said one man reportedly performed CPR on Gifford but has not yet been interviewed by police.
People with information can call Syracuse Police at 315-442-5222. All calls will be kept strictly confidential.
Gifford is being treated at Upstate University Hospital.
Obama’s sons are cowards, just like their daddy.
Don’t worry.... they will only get a stern talking to at most....
They murdered the man ..... If a bystander had not performed CPR he would have died at the scene
And some liberal call for new funding for schools, so these poor youth have more opportunities....
Obamas sons are cowards, just like their daddy.
They always seem to pick on the elderly and always in a gang, we had a name for Blacks like these when I lived in Lynwood,CA.in the 60’s. If I were to use it now I would probably be banned.
Again, Obozo’s sons strike.
I didn’t see in the article the race of the victim.
Thank God this station had the balls to name the blue-gums.
Most, would have just called them yoots.
I wonder when whites will start playing street games?i know a good one,it’s called run-n-gun.
Haven't checked to see if there's a list of victims but it's getting to be a long list.
I’d like the reporters who do these stories to call up Jesse and Al, or at least the local NAACP, and get some quotes from these people. They always go to “community organizers” when things happen to members of the community, why not in these cases?
Hussein will be ALL over this in three, two, one...
To answer my own question ...off shooting at fake targets in a secluded compound somewhere, swilling beer and listening to radical music spouting racial nonsense. In other words ... nothing.
Ah ha ha ha ha...
Good one. Slapping my sides funny!
Actually, it’s tragic these acts are not being revealed for what they are.
Imagine five young White kids attacking a 70 year Black man for kicks. Think that would be kept quiet.
You nailed it. This really angers me. Much of the populace is totally unaware these events are taking place.
The filthy cowards need to be dragged out an publicly whipped.
Considering their response (or lack thereof), you might be right.
When the gang colors are RealTree and Mossy Oak, that’s a game that can be played from 100 yards and more.
We know what the motive is.
I read that in N. California they targeted elderly Asians since they were smallish and much less likely to fight back anyway
where is the local AME church and why aren't they turning these animals in?...
build prisons...lots of them....
doesn’t matter really except for Chicago, do you hear of black animals attacking another black out of the clear, blue sky?....no...
That would be a nice way to make those five or six killers into innocent,unarmed victims carrying nothing but cans of soft drink and bags of candy. The entire police force would hit the vigilantes like a ton of bricks. If the vigilantes are also armed, kiss your firearms goodbye. Politicians will stand in line for their fifteen minutes on TV to kick the do-gooders and to demand confiscation of all weapons.
Vigilantism is not possible without solid popular support; one that is strong enough to tell the police to walk away and not interfere. But, as things are, the police is afraid of vigilantes far more than of criminals. That is because volunteer crime fighters tread on the police's own turf. The police wants to be the only force in town. Vigilantism will be possible only after the police fades away.
I actually go to bed at night praying that my 85 year old father never becomes a victim of one of these attacks, because I will be spending the rest of my life in prison.
Time for men to organize and kick the crap out of these obuma sons who attack and murder old men. They’re cowards and savages just like obuma.
Without specific evidence, their hands are tied. According to the posting, they are looking at surveillance tape in an attempts to determine the identity of the miscreants.
The last “game” played here was cowboys and indians.
Before that was abolitionists versus sesesh.
White boys can play hard, too.
“attacked by a group of five or six black males”
Good reason to carry a semiautomatic. The feral yutes run in packs, so a revolver might run out on you.
***they will only get a stern talking to at most....***
Reminds me of an old poem “Kentucky Larnin’” in which a little colored boy steals a watermelon.
The entire poem then is his momma berating for stealing it and shaming his “good Christian Mammy!”
She then says because he “stole it he don’t get none.”
she cuts it open and it’s GREEN! The rest of a poem is mammy berating the boy and telling him how to tell the difference between a green and ripe melon.
Even thou I don’t believe in vigilantism, it might be our only way out of our elderly being the victims of black aggression such as this.
“Knockout game” = ultra-violence of Alex and His Droogs
I’m lucky to have never even seen a “group of five or six black males” in my town and probably never will unless they’re visiting exchange students in engineering or medicine or something like that (in which case the welcome mat is out).
The most cowardly animals on the planet. Let God sort em out.
“I wonder when whites will start playing street games?i know a good one,its called run-n-gun.”
I got a better one....it’s called “Double-Tap”.
The writer courageously identified the perps as young black males but mitigated this breech of political correctness by using these terms to conceal and diminish what really happened.
It was not an unprovoked incident but a deliberate, targeted, race-based assault.
And it was not a game, not tiddlywinks, or tag, but attempted murder. A vicious, attack that is part of a widespread campaign of low intensity guerrilla warfare against White America.
I have a feeling a lot more people are thinking the word you’re thinking. I wish I wasn’t. I’m going to try to start substituting “animal” in my mind.
What disgusting cowards these black kids are.
New York limits magazines to 7 rounds. This guy would either have to be a perfect shot or really quick on a reload.
Of course, this is New York, so chances are he wouldn't be granted a permit anyhow.
It's obvious the police weren't around to "protect" him.
Like most New Yorkers, he's screwed.
build prisons...lots of them....
Far too expensive for the taxpayers. There are better alternatives. I suggest concealed carry for everyone who can, open carry for those who are able and prefer the method, and aggressive action to pass concealed carry in every state that thinks so little of its people as to leave them unprotected.
Aggressive lawsuits against any state where the unprotected are attacked or murdered by having to depend on state protection when no such protection exists.
Next thing you know, they’ll be hiding their faces like the cowardly Islamonazi bastards in the middle east do.
Time for men to organize and kick the crap out of these obuma sons who attack and murder old men. Theyre cowards and savages just like obuma.
Way past time ...
I would love to see a setup in which these feral knuckledragger a try to “knock out” the wrong white guy and end up bleeding out on the street.
The black Syracuse police chief, standing with the white female mayor called the attack what it was, a vicious unprovoked attack on an innocent man. He said this is no game, and shouldn’t be referred to as such.
The “journalists” should take note. When TV news anchors begged for public help in solving the case, only one station mentioned the race of the violent monster. He’s 0’s color, by the way.
If you notice people(s) taking pics of you with their Obamaphone, and you don’t know them, you may be the upcoming target of the day. Be aware, and in the event you are seeing people taking pictures of you, act like you are doing the same. Also act like you are sending the pics. In our town there are all kind of things going on that do not make the news. Crimes including shootings, robbery, beatdowns, and more that no one goes to jail for.
well, you know what ompha winfreee....maybe they belong in jail...all of them....just think how many would be in there if the law actually did what it was supposed to do and protect the innocent society....
there was another killing in Syracuse of a white guy a few months ago.....oh, they got the little sob’s and they were convicted but of such a small charge because of their age that it just invited more of this same crap.....
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