Skip to comments.Police: Assaulted Ferndale man may be victim of ‘knockout game’ attack
Posted on 06/22/2014 4:08:26 PM PDT by equalator
They were returning to the victims house from White Castle, said Ferndale Police Sgt. Patrick Jones. Two black males ran up to them and one of them punched the victim on the left side of his face.
Police say the victim fell to the ground and struck his head on the roadway. Neither of the two men involved in the attack said a word to the Ferndale victim.
Ewing gave an interview to WXYZ-TV news in which he said he suffered a concussion, a broken jaw, chipped teeth, cuts and bruises. The man who was with the victim told police the two men involved in the attack laughed and ran off.
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The man who was with the victim told police the two men involved in the attack laughed and ran off. The two men involved in the attack are described as black, 19 to 25 years old.
The so-called knockout game involves an attacker who targets a victim and tries to the knock the person unconscious with a single punch.
Nationally, there is some dispute whether the game is a real crime trend or the result of some media hype.
There is no dispute you cowardly bastards
How long before white men start to go out to bait these animals?Entice the perps then shoot them dead.
Could you imagine the press running blocker if White people were going around attacking blacks?? I could see Rev. Jackson saying—”Oh, it may or may not be a trend. It may be hype, this so-called game of White men attacking blacks.” No, he would be swooning and marching, saying we shall overcome or some nonsense.
Well, the victim worked at a salon, and lived in Ferndale. If he was one of the celebrated LGBT community this could be a hate crime, but the attackers were part of the protected class so maybe not.
Oh yeah, and he’s White.
Do you like trains?
How do feel about pit bulls?
I think in this case, gay trumps black. Unless he is a gay person that really can’t do anything for the community as a whole-i.e., can the make this guy a “poster child”? They may just let this one slide. I actually hope they don’t.
Everybody is ho hum. Only a White guy - evil oppressor racist colonializer oppressor.
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Mental note— pick your own cotton and clean your own toilets/pools. Yes we can.
It’s going to really get really ugly if law enforcement and our courts don’t get control of this.
The one that did this to him should be publicly hung.
I’m pretty sure it’s already ugly.
I’ve seen talk of “goblin hunting” on other threads, but nothing definite.
Not the kind of thing you’d want to advertise, at any rate.
We should put up billboards
Im pretty sure its already ugly.
The government seems only interested in protecting thugs. Sooner or later, the powder keg is going to blow.
This photo had been done many times, but like you, I wonder how much time is left. Of course there will be a hue and cry from the liberal media, and funny thing, most people won't care.
Time to unleash the Kersey Brigades!
I guess that’s his just desserts for oppressing the black man for all those years. Fair is fair and payback is payback, right?
“The one that did this to him should be publicly hung.”
The correct word is “hanged.” So, he should be publicly hanged. To say he was hung...well, that’s racist, because...the stereotype...er, well-endowed.
Maybe I should have said, The one that did this to him should be publicly HUNG FROM A TREE BY THE NECK! :>)
Just part of the price we have to pay for the Kenyan’s “fundamentally transformed” America which will be “very popular” someday if you listen to the commie DemocRATS.
“I think in this case, gay trumps black.”
Incorrect, he’s white so it’s ok to beat the cr*p out of him. Now, perhaps.....maybe, if they can prove these guys set on him because he was gay....well, the gays will be upset but to Jackson & co. it will remain a non-story.
Too long! Way overdue.
How long before CCW who are aware of their surroundings start to put these dogs down. When I see a group of people that I’m willing to profile heading my direction I have my hand on the handle of my piece. I will move to the right or left to give them the benefit of the doubt but if they move in the same direction the SHTF. I also am aware of what’s behind me.
Does any one remember Bernie Goetz? It’s been quite a while, but I’m sure the odds are some one will “Go Goetz” on a group of Knockout players and the media will go into a frenzy like last time.
The proper word is still “hanged.”
The proper word is still hanged.
I can work with that ......
The one that did this to him should be publicly hanged.
We really have descended to a ‘permanent’ 3rd Grade status.
I mean School type 3rd Grade.
Every ‘thing’ has to have a label.
Every ‘thing’ has to rhyme.
“WE” sit here debating where it is a game or something overplayed by the media. Well, underplayed - when it suits ‘them’.
This is at the least, assault and since a couple of people have died or went into a coma after being ATTACKED, it probably should be considered attempted murder.
Correct, this ‘problem’ will screech to a halt when the Coroners Wagon hauls off a few ‘attackers’ and those that get captured get put away for a while.
I don’t care if this particular victim works in a salon or a steel mill (well if in a steel mill, it would probably call for more than 2 of these cowards to attack him)- If a person is walking down the street and two thugs attack him/her, you can go ahead and call it a HATE CRIME. Unless of course you want to call it a LOVE CRIME but I doubt the ‘beat down’ is done as an act of love..
Pictures are hung, People are hanged.
That's what I mean. If he goes to the media, and has GLAAD behind him, and it trends on twitter, gay trumps black. But I am not sure this particular story goes much further than it does now.
But if this happens again and again, who knows. They'll probably find some way to blame the Tea Party.
If Mr. Punching Bag is a liberal, he will probably blame anyone but the thugs that did this to him. He will blame the Tea Party, racism, George Bush, underfunded schools, whatever. Or he will blame himself: “I wonder what I did to offend them?”
This is why a “quick draw” sheath knife can be extra handy. Especially a curved blade like a karambit or skinning knife. Optimally, the handle is in your hand, but the blade is concealed behind your forearm, so from most perspectives you seem to be unarmed.
The potential knockout gamer wants to close with you quickly, punching you in the head. So he is likely within the minimum range for a ccw. But there is no minimum range for a knife.
Your attention needs to be in avoiding the punch, possibly with the other hand as a parry. You are like a boxer, avoiding optimal punching distance as you close into a clench with the attacker. When you break from the clench, you leave him with a 1” diagonal gash across his torso.
Of course, if the opportunity presents itself, you draw and fire your ccw.
How long before white men start to go out to bait these animals?Entice the perps then shoot them dead.
Thems the rules of the “Glock Out” game.......Use shotgun loads-——little to nothing for forensics.
Someday there may be a written pecking order...
I so look forward to when the victim ducks, pulls out his pistol and shoots the s.o.b.
Memories of Bernard Goetz.
I posted the same thing the other day. We need some good sting setups.
Non-Hispanic whites MUST learn how to box. It’s a lost skill in that demographic, and has been so for several decades.
Don’t fall prey to the “coyote theory”.
A big difference between dogs and coyotes is that dogs fight for social reasons, to demonstrate dominance and other reasons. Coyotes only fight to kill. This is why, in a fight between a dog and a coyote, the dog will usually lose, even if it is much larger, and outweighs the coyote.
Though it’s called the knockout game, it is not a game, and the intent is not just to knockout, but far too often to cause mayhem, severely injure, or even kill. And there is no way to tell the intent beforehand. So the assumption must be that the intent is to kill.
Even the law clearly recognizes that violent attack can be defended against with lethal force, even when the attacker and victim know each other. If a stranger attacks, it is a slam dunk legal defense to kill them dead.
Most people think concealed carry guns in this case, but a big part of the knockout game is subterfuge, to sneak up on an intended victim and give them a “cheap shot”. And this is why I advocate knives, in particular curved, short knives like the karambit or skinning knife.
Even brandished, they can be hidden behind the forearm, so as to not cause any alarm if brandishing them was unnecessary. This means they can be drawn first, even while considering whether a threat is real. And there is no confusion about their use, either, because someone slashed or stabbed would have to be in your “space”.
And yet there is a need to parry, a boxer or karateka skill, because they may likely enter your space fist first, attempting to punch you.
Normally I prefer concealed carry, just because I don't want to invite trouble. But these thugs just by their very nature are trouble.
Don’t think of cc in terms of avoiding trouble; instead, think of it as a huge tactical advantage in a trouble situation. However, it’s also vital to understand and account for its limitations, which is where knives enter the picture.
The Tueller Drill is an exercise that determined that an armed police officer, *expecting* a knife attack from a charging attacker, needs a minimum of 21 feet to draw and double tap the attacker.
For a civilian, not expecting trouble, and naturally hesitant to draw and fire his weapon, this distance expands a lot. Nobody has put it to the test, but it could easily be 30 feet or more.
To make things worse, a big part of the knockout game is using stealth and subterfuge to close the distance with an intended victim. So if they enter the civilian Tueller zone, what do you do?
In most cases, it is not an attack, but brandishing a gun could “get you into trouble” by frightening innocent people. But brandishing a knife can be done discreetly, so it can be done early, before you can tell for sure that you need a weapon handy.
As such, a quick draw knife is a very good complement to a cc pistol.
There is an old mafia saying, that makes sense in light of this: “Run from a knife. Charge a gun.”
How long of a blade do you think? Like a foldable hunting knife. Not the big huge ones.
I used to consider karambits a silly knife until I saw some of Doug Marcaida’s videos.
Cool! I will look into it. Thanks.