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Father of slain teen fatally shot in Humboldt Park
Chicago Sun-Times ^ | July 31, 2014 | BRIAN SLODYSKO AND MICHAEL LANSU

Posted on 08/01/2014 9:51:29 AM PDT by Second Amendment First

Samuel Walker Sr. had been preparing for the funeral of his teenage son, Samuel Walker Jr., who was gunned down last Friday in East Garfield Park.

Now his family must decide whether to hold a joint memorial instead.

On Thursday, the elder Walker was shot to death in a Humboldt Park gangway — just two days before his 13-year-old son was to be laid to rest.

Walker just had his hair cut, and was on his way to get a cigarette, when he came across his killer near Division and Keeler about 9 a.m., those close to him said.

Authorities said Walker, a member of the Vice Lords street gang, bolted north up Keeler and into a gangway, attempting to flee the gunman, who chased him on foot.

Neighborhood resident Gail Reynolds, 54, said she was sitting on a bench beneath a tree when she saw a man run past on the other side of the street, followed by the crackle of gunfire. Walker was shot in the head and torso. He died at the scene, authorities said.

“That’s a cold motherf - - - - - who wants to shoot a motherf- - - - - in the morning,” Reynolds said. “I’m glad he didn’t shoot me.”

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: chicagomurders; crime
Chicago needs some south American gangs to add to the mix.
1 posted on 08/01/2014 9:51:29 AM PDT by Second Amendment First
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To: Second Amendment First

Sounds like Terminator. If my name was Samuel Walker, I’d go into hiding...


2 posted on 08/01/2014 9:52:41 AM PDT by cuban leaf (The US will not survive the obama presidency. The world may not either.)
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To: Second Amendment First

>>Gail Reynolds, 54,...“That’s a cold motherf - - - - - who wants to shoot a motherf- - - - - in the morning,” Reynolds said. “I’m glad he didn’t shoot me.”<<

Class with a capital K.


3 posted on 08/01/2014 9:58:28 AM PDT by ItsOurTimeNow ("Scheming demons dressed in kingly guise, beating down the multitudes and scoffing at the wise.")
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To: Second Amendment First

I think we should put up tents in all the parks for all the new illegals Obama is bringing in.


4 posted on 08/01/2014 9:59:32 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Second Amendment First

To a Chicago gangsta, getting shot is death by natural causes.


5 posted on 08/01/2014 10:00:09 AM PDT by SpeakerToAnimals (I hope to earn a name in battle)
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To: Second Amendment First

They’re fighting for turf in the financial district now.


6 posted on 08/01/2014 10:01:35 AM PDT by Lisbon1940
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To: Second Amendment First
They noted that Walker was a rapper who put out his own CDs...

Cut down in the prime of his life. SOB !

“That’s a cold motherf - - - - - who wants to shoot a motherf- - - - - in the morning,”

What is the proper time for a MF'er to shoot a MF'er then ?

“Ants and s - - - are crawling all over him,”

In the ghetto, in the ghetto !

7 posted on 08/01/2014 10:02:22 AM PDT by csvset
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To: ItsOurTimeNow

Apparently, it’s okay to shoot someone at night in Rahm’s gun-control paradise.


8 posted on 08/01/2014 10:08:00 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (When using "he" or "him" to refer to Barack Obama, is it still okay to use the lower case "h"?)
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To: Second Amendment First
“That’s a cold motherf - - - - - who wants to shoot a motherf- - - - - in the morning,” Reynolds said.

Man, that just ain't right. Couldn't the shooter have waited until the afternoon?

9 posted on 08/01/2014 10:12:54 AM PDT by KevinB (Barack Obama: Our first black, gay, Kenyan, Muslim president!)
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To: Second Amendment First

Note: Going to get a cigarette.

They sell them individually in the hood now. It’s big business.


10 posted on 08/01/2014 10:15:43 AM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: Second Amendment First

Both of them look like fellows who likely expected they would end that way.


11 posted on 08/01/2014 10:16:29 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINE http://steshaw.org/economics-in-one-lesson/)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

>>Apparently, it’s okay to shoot someone at night in Rahm’s gun-control paradise.<<

There are so many thugs there now, they’re probably working in shifts. This one might have had the graveyard shift, but was working some mandatory OT.

1st Shift Gangbanger might not be a bad gig. Most of your competition is sleeping until 2 or 3 in the afternoon.

Probably the only way these poor things will ever see a punchclock...lol


12 posted on 08/01/2014 10:16:55 AM PDT by ItsOurTimeNow ("Scheming demons dressed in kingly guise, beating down the multitudes and scoffing at the wise.")
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To: Second Amendment First
Authorities said Walker, a member of the Vice Lords street gang, bolted north up Keeler and into a gangway

Irony, can be really ironic.

13 posted on 08/01/2014 10:17:13 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: AppyPappy
They sell them individually in the hood now. It’s big business.

No sense buying a whole pack. You might not live long enough to smoke them all.

Symbolic of my white privilege, I buy cigarettes by the carton.

14 posted on 08/01/2014 10:20:37 AM PDT by Drew68
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To: Gaffer

Humboldt Park used to be a nice area, full of eastern Europeans. We used to go there to visit my grandmother.


15 posted on 08/01/2014 10:20:43 AM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: Second Amendment First

A Lord of Vice is now on ice.


16 posted on 08/01/2014 10:22:19 AM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: ItsOurTimeNow

It’s 12:00 somewhere.


17 posted on 08/01/2014 10:23:21 AM PDT by KevinB (Barack Obama: Our first black, gay, Kenyan, Muslim president!)
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To: reg45

Anywhere urban, semi-urban or near-urban is going to become an “illegal new-citizen government ghetto. Might as well get used to that.


18 posted on 08/01/2014 10:23:42 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Second Amendment First
“Every time I turn on the news, kids are getting killed,” said Samuel Walker Sr.’s aunt, who asked not to be named. “Do we have to wear bulletproof garments from our head to our toes?”

As long as you continue to ingrain into your children a culture that values violence, dysfunction and ignorance, then the answer is "yes".

19 posted on 08/01/2014 10:25:32 AM PDT by Drew68
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To: KevinB
It’s 12:00 somewhere.

Ha! Good one.

20 posted on 08/01/2014 11:36:03 AM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
Morning shootings are a major faux pas, right up there with wearing white after Labor Day....
21 posted on 08/01/2014 11:40:31 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: exit82; dfwgator; GeronL
A Lord of Vice is now on ice.

LOL, nice!

(He be rapping about the heat in short order, though.)

22 posted on 08/01/2014 11:46:18 AM PDT by Ezekiel (All who mourn the destruction of America merit the celebration of her rebirth.)
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To: Ezekiel

lol


23 posted on 08/01/2014 11:57:34 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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