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Louisiana police arrest two in possible ‘knockout game’ death
The Daily Caller ^ | February 20, 2014 | Chuck Ross

Posted on 02/20/2014 8:20:02 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Two Louisiana teenagers have been charged with second-degree murder in an attack motivated by a competition between the two to see who could hit harder, according to local police.

Windall Herring, 19, and an unnamed 15-year-old were arrested in Baton Rouge on Tuesday for the murder of 55-year-old John Bannon.

The attack occurred near Bannon’s home around 9:30 p.m. on Feb. 1. Bannon was rushed to a hospital trauma unit, but succumbed last Friday to his injuries which included a fractured skull and brain hemorrhaging, according to The (Baton Rouge) Advocate.

“During our investigation we learned that the suspects were having a conversation about ‘who could hit the hardest’ when suddenly the victim was observed walking in close proximity to their location,” Baton Rouge spokesman Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. told The Daily Caller News Foundation. ”It was decided at that moment by the suspects that they were going to target the victim together and intentionally strike him with their fist to determine who in fact could hit the victim the hardest.”

The investigation also led police to believe that the suspects asked Bannon whether he had anything of value on him. The police could not provide if anything of value was taken from him, said Coppola Jr.

Witnesses to the attack said the two suspects fled the scene after throwing the fatal punch....

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Louisiana
KEYWORDS: blackrage; blacks; crackasmacks; crime; knockoutgame; louisiana; polarbearhunting

Windal Herring

1 posted on 02/20/2014 8:20:03 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Disgusting piece of crap. I am really starting to not like some people.


2 posted on 02/20/2014 8:22:15 PM PST by funfan
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hang them in the town square, Period.


3 posted on 02/20/2014 8:22:26 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: funfan

I’m way beyond that at this point.


4 posted on 02/20/2014 8:24:00 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
”It was decided at that moment by the suspects that they were going to target the victim together and intentionally strike him with their fist to determine who in fact could hit the victim the hardest.”

this folks is capital murder

5 posted on 02/20/2014 8:24:08 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
A conversation to see who could hit harder? Just how many grunts were there in that conversation? MEN would have taken turns hitting each other to find out, but these are just little pussies afraid to get hurt themselves.
6 posted on 02/20/2014 8:25:39 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

All a test to see how much punishment the American people will take before retaliating. Apparently, quite a lot. :(


7 posted on 02/20/2014 8:28:30 PM PST by CatOwner
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Make an example of them. Let everyone know exactly what this is: a HATE CRIME. Throw away the key.
8 posted on 02/20/2014 8:31:27 PM PST by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra; All

Why can’t the Police call it what it is: Pre-Meditated Murder?


9 posted on 02/20/2014 8:34:47 PM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Mastador1

come on folks....they’re disadvantaged and undereducaded and probably hungry for some good home cooking....can’t we just raise the minimum wage and save these poor people from these lives of crime...???


10 posted on 02/20/2014 8:38:33 PM PST by cherry
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Would I be racist to inquire as to the race of the victim in this crime?


11 posted on 02/20/2014 8:40:47 PM PST by Phosgood (Send in the Clowns...but Wait, they're here!! >..<)
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To: cherry

No, no cherry, you’ve got it all wrong. They are starting to get their lives together and are aspiring rap artists!f


12 posted on 02/20/2014 8:47:07 PM PST by jocon307
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To: cherry

As far as these two yutes go, I’d rather shoot em and feed them to the hogs. That would not only save them from a further life of crime, but also be beneficial to the hogs.


13 posted on 02/20/2014 8:47:25 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I want to know the race of the victim.


14 posted on 02/20/2014 8:48:03 PM PST by jocon307
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To: jocon307

The 55 year old victim was white.


15 posted on 02/20/2014 8:56:50 PM PST by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the Whitehouse.)
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To: Phosgood
Nope.

White.

16 posted on 02/20/2014 9:00:35 PM PST by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the Whitehouse.)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
Hang them in the town square

Part 'em out for their organs.

17 posted on 02/20/2014 9:10:49 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Gabrial

Thank you. I repeat what I said on another thread, maybe we need a demonstration by all the victims of black criminals.

Maybe we need to start demanding some social justice for the rest of us.


18 posted on 02/20/2014 9:15:09 PM PST by jocon307
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And it’s going to come down to who hit him harder, causing his death. So now each will be denying he’s the strongest.


19 posted on 02/20/2014 9:16:15 PM PST by jocon307
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To: jocon307

White, from the photo I saw.


20 posted on 02/20/2014 9:17:53 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: cherry

Their obvious defense: “This guy was watching us as if we were criminals. Obviously a racist act, and he had to pay for the murder of Trayvon Martin”
MSNBC, Sharpton, and Reverend Jackson will somehow blame Racist America and white privilege. And if Obama had sons...


21 posted on 02/20/2014 9:22:23 PM PST by Rainier1789 (My Constitution has a 2nd and 10th Amendment)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
If motivated by competition, the attack would closely resemble what has been dubbed “knockout game.” Though not a game for the victims, attackers view it as a competition to see if they can knock their chosen targets out with one punch. Several media outlets, including The New York Times and CNN, have debated whether the attacks are widespread enough to be considered a trend.

WTF???

I'm tired of the word "game" being used in reference to these barbaric and murderous crimes.

22 posted on 02/20/2014 9:38:22 PM PST by Felis cactus II
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is why I believe people are justified in exercising deadly force in response to any attempted knockout “game” attack.


23 posted on 02/20/2014 10:58:34 PM PST by Trod Upon (Every penny given to film and TV media companies goes right into enemy coffers. Starve them out!)
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To: jocon307

There’s a reason the other common but rarely reported name for the “game” is “polar bear Hunting.”


24 posted on 02/20/2014 11:03:14 PM PST by Trod Upon (Every penny given to film and TV media companies goes right into enemy coffers. Starve them out!)
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To: cherry

All raising minimum wage will do, is “lock” them into a job. If they are burdened with a job then they won’t have more family time.

I believe that’s how the elected idiot’s have worded it.


25 posted on 02/21/2014 3:14:50 AM PST by mothball
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