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Police say Tampa store shooting was not self-defense
baynews9.com ^ | 04/17/2012 | Jason Lanning

Posted on 04/17/2012 10:54:19 AM PDT by massmike

What started as a self-defense shooting at a Tampa convenience store last month has turned into a murder investigation.

Store owner Taquanda Shanti Baker, 32, is charged with filing a false police report, tampering/fabricating evidence and firing her weapon in an occupied dwelling to make it look like self-defense.

The charges stem from a shooting last month at Baker’s Mini Mart on Armenia Avenue.

Tampa Police say Baker completely made up a story about shooting and killing 16-year-old Quantavius Moore, who goes by Antonio.

Three weeks ago, Baker told detectives she was working at a mini-mart and shot Moore because he pulled a gun and was trying to rob the store.

Police say her story did not match forensic evidence or witness statements.

Based on surveillance video from a nearby business, police say Baker was not at the scene when Moore was shot. Officers say Baker arrived nine minutes after the first 911 call.

Moore's mom wants to know why Baker's covering for the actual shooter.

Tampa Police Chief Castor says Baker knows the person of interest but is not cooperating with detectives.

"There is a relationship between the two of them and we know that they have a child in common,” Castor said. “And we're trying to get to the bottom of his identity is what we need right now."

(Excerpt) Read more at baynews9.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: amish; ericholderspeople; falsepolicereport; holderspeople; keepingitrealyo; madeupname; madeupnamealert; obamadaughter; stupidname; stupidnames
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Store owner Taquanda Shanti Baker, 32, is charged with filing a false police report, tampering/fabricating evidence and firing her weapon in an occupied dwelling to make it look like self-defense.

1 posted on 04/17/2012 10:54:27 AM PDT by massmike
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To: massmike

Typical!


2 posted on 04/17/2012 10:57:13 AM PDT by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: massmike

Is there even one individual, native-born, on the entire continent of Africa, named “Taquanda”?


3 posted on 04/17/2012 10:57:43 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: DuncanWaring

If Obama only had another daughter.......


4 posted on 04/17/2012 11:00:46 AM PDT by massmike (Massachusetts: If they had just kept hanging witches a bit longer...........)
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To: massmike

Wow. Taquanda Shanti’s store is now accepting EBT?

Who Knew? I wonder if I can gets me some malt liquor and some lottery tickets too?


5 posted on 04/17/2012 11:00:46 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: massmike

As gang thugs and diversity racists figure out self defense laws, they will pose as self defenders although they are aggressors and murderers. They will, as usual, undermine individual freedom. It will be raaaacis to permit some self defense arguments while rejecting others... This is the purpose of Trayvon - to confuse good from evil and right from wrong so that the elitists can step in and name self defense by “stupid” peasants dangerous to law and order.


6 posted on 04/17/2012 11:01:57 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: DuncanWaring
Is there even one individual, native-born, on the entire continent of Africa, named "Quantavius"?

Was there ever even one individual in the entire history of the Roman Empire or the Roman Republic before it named "Quantavius"? Does "Quantavius" even mean anything?

7 posted on 04/17/2012 11:02:46 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: DuncanWaring
Is there even one individual, native-born, on the entire continent of Africa, named “Taquanda”?

Or Quantavius? Poor guy probably just wanted some IT and Skillets.

8 posted on 04/17/2012 11:03:00 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: massmike

Taquanda, Quantavius, a murder and an illegitimate kid, all elements of the great American novel.


9 posted on 04/17/2012 11:03:49 AM PDT by 109ACS (If this be Treason, then make the most of it. Patrick Henry, May 1765)
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To: massmike

Taquanda shot Quantavius, hmmm.


10 posted on 04/17/2012 11:04:19 AM PDT by Jay Santos CP ("Idiocracy"... It's no longer just a movie.)
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To: DuncanWaring
same vein....being catholic, we were named for saints.
I keep trying to find St. Taquanda
11 posted on 04/17/2012 11:04:28 AM PDT by stylin19a
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To: massmike

A mysterious white Hispanic done it!


12 posted on 04/17/2012 11:06:33 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: SaraJohnson

Looks like figuring out the self defense laws might be a very tall order for these folks. There’s little likelihood that we have to worry that public school will teach them any critical thinking skills.


13 posted on 04/17/2012 11:06:43 AM PDT by Steamburg (The contents of your wallet is the only language Politicians understand.)
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To: DuncanWaring
"Is there even one individual, native-born, on the entire continent of Africa, named “Taquanda”? "

In California, thirty percent of the Black female names given at birth each year are shared by no-one else in the state for that year.

14 posted on 04/17/2012 11:07:06 AM PDT by blam
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To: DuncanWaring

“Is there even one individual, native-born, on the entire continent of Africa, named “Taquanda”?

Iwuanda ‘bout that too.


15 posted on 04/17/2012 11:07:23 AM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: massmike
Paging the “Just Us” brothers.....Your advocacy is requested in the slaying of a young, innocent, black male. Fire up the SEIU buses. Call Anderson Cooper and the Black Pampers.....we gots a hate crime here!
16 posted on 04/17/2012 11:08:24 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: DuncanWaring
Is there even one individual, native-born, on the entire continent of Africa, named “Taquanda”?

I axed the same question.

17 posted on 04/17/2012 11:09:57 AM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: DuncanWaring

Where DO they get these names? I’d be embarrassed...


18 posted on 04/17/2012 11:10:08 AM PDT by Noumenon ("I tell you, gentlemen, we have a problem on our hands." Col. Nicholson-The Bridge on the River Qwai)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Does "Quantavius" even mean anything?
 
Just for S&G, I googled it.
 
Lots of people name their kid Quantavius.
 
Hoo Boy!
 
 
 

What does the name “Quantavious” mean? A name is much more than just a name!

Q is for quiet, your peaceful evenings.

U is for upstanding, your inner-self.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

V is for versatile, your changeable nature.

I is for interest, you show in others.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

U is for unique, your love of life.

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name “Quantavious” is not a popular baby boy’s name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2005. Across the entire United States a total of only 11 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. The highest recorded use of the name “Quantavious” was in 1999 with a total of 25 babies.

Since 1910, your name was recorded 262 times in American baby names history.

Quantavious, know more about your family history and ancestors. You can search over 1.5 billion records online! (Sponsored Link)

Your name in reverse order is “Suoivatnauq”. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name will give ‘Sviouaatunq’. (How do you pronounce that?)

 

 

 

 http://www.themeaningofnames.org/?n=Quantavious&m=&d=&y=&go=Go


19 posted on 04/17/2012 11:12:19 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Jay Santos CP

And Linoleum shot Aluminum


20 posted on 04/17/2012 11:14:38 AM PDT by Noumenon ("I tell you, gentlemen, we have a problem on our hands." Col. Nicholson-The Bridge on the River Qwai)
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To: SaraJohnson

With respect, not quite sure if I follow your argument. In the last 25 years, 93% of blacks that have been murdered,have been killed by blacks..so called “black on black” crime. A large percentage of these are innocent victims. If anything, blacks shoudl therefore be more focused on the need for self-defense..or perhaps, “self preservation” might be a better term.


21 posted on 04/17/2012 11:16:23 AM PDT by ken5050 (The ONLY reason to support Mitt: The Mormon Tabernacle Choir will appear at the WH each Christmas)
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To: Responsibility2nd

ROFL!!!!


22 posted on 04/17/2012 11:17:19 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: massmike
"There is a relationship between the two of them and we know that they have a child in common,” Castor said. “And we're trying to get to the bottom of his identity is what we need right now."

I'm going to guess the boyfriend did the shooting, the boyfriend is a felon or otherwise not legally allowed to have a gun, and/or the gun used was stolen or implicated on other crimes.

23 posted on 04/17/2012 11:17:19 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. - George Orwell)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Interesting facts about the name “Quantavious”, no?

Since 1910, your name was recorded 262 times in American baby names history.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

I wonder how many of these 262 Quantavious’s have finished high school? Been in jail? Collected welfare? Been shot by a black woman named Taquanda Shanti?

(Sigh)

I just don’t get it. It has been a well known fact that naming your kid some stupid made up name is marking him/her for life.

Setting them up for failure and poverty.


24 posted on 04/17/2012 11:19:15 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

“Quantavious”

A friend had this. He had to use eye drops for weeks.


25 posted on 04/17/2012 11:20:38 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you really want to annoy someone, point out something obvious that they are trying hard to ignore)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I tried to use that website to find out out many shitheads have been registered as names since 1910. It was no help.
 
Shithead. Pronounced shi thee ad.
 
Anyone think I'm kidding? Google it and get back to me.


26 posted on 04/17/2012 11:25:08 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: massmike

miller time (rev jesse jacksn)


27 posted on 04/17/2012 11:25:13 AM PDT by ichabod1 (Cheney/Rumsfeld 2012)
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To: massmike
Tampa Police say Baker completely made up a story about shooting and killing 16-year-old Quantavius Moore, who goes by Antonio.

Actually, since Quantavius is dead he really no longer "goes by Antonio" or anything else. Just sayin . . .

28 posted on 04/17/2012 11:28:59 AM PDT by Charlemagne on the Fox
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To: ArrogantBustard
Does "Quantavius" even mean anything?

Fiddy centz in Harlem.

29 posted on 04/17/2012 11:36:04 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorists savages.)
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To: ken5050

Race baitors have called on blacks to use self defense as an excuse to murder. We’ll see.


30 posted on 04/17/2012 11:41:37 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Responsibility2nd
Does "Quantavius" even mean anything?

It was the name of an airline during the Roman Empire.

31 posted on 04/17/2012 11:44:34 AM PDT by Disambiguator
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To: Noumenon

“Where DO they get these names? I’d be embarrassed...”

Actually, I used to just laugh and move on until I really thought about it.

These names tell us so much about exactly who was involved when the details are somehow omitted from the body of the news story.

Which they invariably are, in the holy name of PC...


32 posted on 04/17/2012 11:50:18 AM PDT by Tigerized ("..and whack 'em, and whack 'em, and whack 'em!' cried the Toad in ecstasy." (also my 2012 strategy))
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To: Disambiguator

Well done!


33 posted on 04/17/2012 11:54:57 AM PDT by day10 (Integrity has no need of rules.)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Actually it’s a variation of “Juan”


34 posted on 04/17/2012 12:09:52 PM PDT by Rikki Doxx
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To: Noumenon

On a thread the other day a Freeper mention a name in the news as Semaj”. James spelled Backward.
Now I’m searching, in the news, everyday for a perp named Reggin.


35 posted on 04/17/2012 12:12:39 PM PDT by GOYAKLA (Recall/ Impeachment Day, November 6, 2012. FUBO)
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To: ArrogantBustard

What’s the odds of a Quantavius getting shot by a Taquanda.

Probably not that high!


36 posted on 04/17/2012 12:18:19 PM PDT by Recon Dad (Gas & Petroleum Junkie)
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To: Tigerized
I've been fascinated by these names for maybe four years now and have set up a spreadsheet to save them. (sounds nuts, sure but lots of laughs)

I won't even tell you how many I have to date. Let me just say the two in this story are far from the oddest around.

37 posted on 04/17/2012 12:23:11 PM PDT by Recon Dad (Gas & Petroleum Junkie)
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To: massmike

Hey, since the Trayvon Martin case, we’ve been told, has nothing to do with race, why isn’t Al Sharpton’s lynch mob marching in Tampa about this....oh, wait, I see now.


38 posted on 04/17/2012 12:27:36 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: massmike
(Do I really need a /s with this?)

NBC cherry-bomb journalism on the march covering race relations! If at first it don't seethe try, try again to make it seethe.

The dark-skinned white woman had claimed the 16-year-old victim pictured here had pulled a gun on her and she fired in self-defense. Witnesses across the street say they heard her call the victim names . . . .

(Image obtained from google, source is in the link.)

39 posted on 04/17/2012 12:31:49 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: blam; Noumenon

Recall the late unfortunate ATF agent G. G. Jackson.


40 posted on 04/17/2012 12:36:56 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Noumenon
“And Linoleum shot Aluminum”

....but he did not shoot the iron skillet.

41 posted on 04/17/2012 12:41:41 PM PDT by hummingbird (Just askin' or just sayin' depending on the subject at hand.)
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To: ArrogantBustard
Was there ever even one individual in the entire history of the Roman Empire or the Roman Republic before it named "Quantavius"?

Quantavius.

Father of Hexavius.

Grandfather of Septavius.

Great-grandfather of Octavius.

No! Wait! That would have been Quintavius.

Never mind.

42 posted on 04/17/2012 12:45:23 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Recon Dad; Tigerized; DuncanWaring

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid1063986088001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAA2cyUqXE~,8fFpsOcUiTC-oRaBK9abszrtc2RYmtOa&bctid=1375420651001

The above link is a video of a comedian named Trevor Noah on Jay Leno. He is “mixed race” (black) from South Africa. Very interesting and VERY funny bit. Talks about how he always wanted to come to America so he could be black.

“Or as they call themselves ‘African American’ - they’re not - but we’ll play along”.

Then goes into the whole weird name thing.


43 posted on 04/17/2012 12:48:14 PM PDT by 21twelve
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To: Tigerized
These names tell us so much about exactly who was involved when the details are somehow omitted from the body of the news story.

They're like anthropological site flags, aren't they?

44 posted on 04/17/2012 1:03:29 PM PDT by Noumenon ("I tell you, gentlemen, we have a problem on our hands." Col. Nicholson-The Bridge on the River Qwai)
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To: Disambiguator

LOL


45 posted on 04/17/2012 2:15:31 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: massmike

This area of Tampa is near the old Haunted Hospital.
A H.U.D. project area that is as bad area as you can find.
Carpet bombing would be a blessing.


46 posted on 04/17/2012 2:41:25 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: SaraJohnson

Right, you just know that this woman was “inspired” by the Trayvon coverage, and the media coverage of “stand your ground” laws. She thought she had found a loophole, and even though this time, she was not very smart, others are bound to try the same thing, over and over again.


47 posted on 04/17/2012 2:48:46 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Responsibility2nd

Well, in order for them to recognize that fact and stop naming their kids with stupid names, they would have to first: a) understand that these names sound stupid to everyone else, and that this will affect the child’s life, then b) actually care about their child’s life. I think you are going to come up short in both of those departments with the people who pick these ludicrous names.


48 posted on 04/17/2012 3:06:55 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: massmike

So many wacky cobbled up names I got a headache


49 posted on 04/17/2012 3:10:15 PM PDT by dennisw
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To: Recon Dad

Check out these names:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2873224/posts


50 posted on 04/17/2012 3:14:34 PM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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