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Slain teen Ja'Quares Walker's mom in shock at shooting
The Birmingham (AL) News via al.com ^ | May 2, 2012 | Carol Robinson

Posted on 05/03/2012 7:30:57 AM PDT by JustaDumbBlonde

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"It's like he's still here, and I feel him holding me up," she said."

I'm sure the couple in the car felt him holding them up too ... albeit briefly.

Skin tone of shooter not described. I hope this does not turn into another Trayvon Martin case.

With a name like Ja'Quares, the kid was marked for thugdom from the start.

And the mom -- yelling from the house does not constitute watching your children and knowing where they are going and with whom. If you don't know the people that just rolled up to take your *13* year old kid somewhere, get your ass out to the curb and find out. Sheesh.

1 posted on 05/03/2012 7:31:00 AM PDT by JustaDumbBlonde
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To: JustaDumbBlonde
Doncha' just love his Christian name Ja'Quares? Put that name on top of a resume (if he would have decided to work), and see what pile that'll go on.
2 posted on 05/03/2012 7:33:38 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: JustaDumbBlonde
Here is the unarmed photo of the unarmed and Ja'Quares, who tragically had his unarmed life taken, which will appear on the unarmed People and unarmed Newsweek magazine covers this unarmed week:


3 posted on 05/03/2012 7:37:53 AM PDT by mbarker12474 (If thine enemy offend thee, give his childe a drum.)
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To: JustaDumbBlonde

Older gang bangers use younger gang bangers all the time to commit crimes.


4 posted on 05/03/2012 7:37:58 AM PDT by riverrunner
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To: laweeks

“”I don’t want it put out like he was a bad person or a mean person, because he wasn’t,” Latonya Walker, 38, said Tuesday. “This is not him, not who he was. “

“Wearing a gray shirt around his face like a bandana and armed with a loaded and cocked pistol, authorities said Ja’Quares approached a black Lexus SUV with a couple inside and ordered the driver out. “

Okie dokie


5 posted on 05/03/2012 7:38:39 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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"I don't want it put out like he was a bad person or a mean person, because he wasn't,"

Guess what, sunshine? Accosting people, threatening them with a deadly weapon, demanding that they surrender their property ... these things qualify your precious angel as a bad person and a mean person.

Time to face reality.

6 posted on 05/03/2012 7:38:39 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: JustaDumbBlonde
I believe the other hoodielums in the car can be charged with murder for the death of Ja'Quares since they all were involved with this armed robbery.

Pls confirm?

7 posted on 05/03/2012 7:38:47 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: JustaDumbBlonde

“Skin tone of shooter not described”

Is there really any doubt?

And yeah, with a name like “Ja’Quares” she pretty much set his life path for him.

I just hope the Lexus driver makes out OK.


8 posted on 05/03/2012 7:40:35 AM PDT by MtBaldy (If Obama is the answer, it must have been a really stupid question)
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To: mbarker12474
Here is the unarmed photo of the unarmed and Ja'Quares, who tragically had his unarmed life taken, which will appear on the unarmed People and unarmed Newsweek magazine covers this unarmed week:

I just can't imagine why they didn't use this photo?


9 posted on 05/03/2012 7:41:53 AM PDT by Drew68 (I WILL vote to defeat Barack Hussein Obama!)
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To: TexasCajun

Felony murder... if they can figure out who the accomplices were. They aren’t going to be volunteering.


10 posted on 05/03/2012 7:42:04 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: JustaDumbBlonde
Even if he did this, someone had to put him up to it.

Probably right.
Gang initiation.

11 posted on 05/03/2012 7:42:21 AM PDT by grobdriver
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To: TexasCajun

That’s probably true. Most states have some kind of felony murder statute which allows for a murder charge if a death is caused in the commission of a felony, even if it was one of the criminals who dies.


12 posted on 05/03/2012 7:42:20 AM PDT by cbvanb
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To: JustaDumbBlonde

Sounds like gang initiation.


13 posted on 05/03/2012 7:44:19 AM PDT by Islander7 (There is no septic system so vile, so filthy, the left won't drink from to further their agenda)
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To: TexasCajun
Code of Alabama:

Section 13A-6-2
Murder.

(a) A person commits the crime of murder if he or she does any of the following:

(1) With intent to cause the death of another person, he or she causes the death of that person or of another person.

(2) Under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to human life, he or she recklessly engages in conduct which creates a grave risk of death to a person other than himself or herself, and thereby causes the death of another person.

(3) He or she commits or attempts to commit arson in the first degree, burglary in the first or second degree, escape in the first degree, kidnapping in the first degree, rape in the first degree, robbery in any degree, sodomy in the first degree, any other felony clearly dangerous to human life and, in the course of and in furtherance of the crime that he or she is committing or attempting to commit, or in immediate flight therefrom, he or she, or another participant if there be any, causes the death of any person.

(4) He or she commits the crime of arson and a qualified governmental or volunteer firefighter or other public safety officer dies while performing his or her duty resulting from the arson.

(b) A person does not commit murder under subdivisions (a)(1) or (a)(2) of this section if he or she was moved to act by a sudden heat of passion caused by provocation recognized by law, and before there had been a reasonable time for the passion to cool and for reason to reassert itself. The burden of injecting the issue of killing under legal provocation is on the defendant, but this does not shift the burden of proof. This subsection does not apply to a prosecution for, or preclude a conviction of, manslaughter or other crime.

(c) Murder is a Class A felony; provided, that the punishment for murder or any offense committed under aggravated circumstances, as provided by Article 2 of Chapter 5 of this title, is death or life imprisonment without parole, which punishment shall be determined and fixed as provided by Article 2 of Chapter 5 of this title or any amendments thereto.

(Acts 1977, No. 607, p. 812, §2005; Act 2006-427, p. 1057, §1.)

14 posted on 05/03/2012 7:44:39 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: MtBaldy

I wonder if we’ll see this incident on the “The First 48”?


15 posted on 05/03/2012 7:44:39 AM PDT by Taylor42
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To: JustaDumbBlonde

Typical response from moms of these thugs...”My baby is a good boy. He wouldn’t hurt nobody....yadda, yadda”.


16 posted on 05/03/2012 7:44:52 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (A MUST WATCH: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KeOLurcQaqI)
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To: JustaDumbBlonde

He would have had a better chance in life if his mom would have just named him ‘Bob’.


17 posted on 05/03/2012 7:45:21 AM PDT by tbpiper
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To: riverrunner

another Mom who is shocked, just shocked, that her boy was running with the wrong crowd.

It’s sad, he was only 13. But, what the heck was he doing out late at night, holding up people, if he’s really a good boy as Mom thinks?????


18 posted on 05/03/2012 7:46:18 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: TexasCajun

I am not aware of any state that does not have the felony-murder rule.

You’re committing a felony and someone gets killed - even your partner - you’re up for F-M. Feel free to inform me otherwise. ;-)


19 posted on 05/03/2012 7:46:18 AM PDT by Tunehead54 (Nothing funny here ;-)
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To: riverrunner

another Mom who is shocked, just shocked, that her boy was running with the wrong crowd.

It’s sad, he was only 13. But, what the heck was he doing out late at night, holding up people, if he’s really a good boy as Mom thinks?????


20 posted on 05/03/2012 7:46:24 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: JustaDumbBlonde

I guess this kid looks like he could be one of Barry’s kids also.


21 posted on 05/03/2012 7:46:24 AM PDT by THE_RAIDER (I'm supposed to be more angry about what Romney does with his money than what Obama does with mine)
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“Even if he did this, someone had to put him up to it. Why else would 16- and 17-year-olds want to hang out with a 13-year-old boy?” she said. “It’s not the way he was raised.”

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Not the way he was raised?
That is so laughable.

Lady, what the heck was your “13’ year old son doing out at 11pm? Were you to busy clubbing to care!! I am sick and tired of women like this coming forward with mamma drama after the fact talking about how good their children were. You’re not pulling at my heart strings lady, you are a deadbeat mother and your son is dead because you failed him.

If the one that shot him was black, he had better be put through the same hell they have put Zimmerman through!


22 posted on 05/03/2012 7:48:19 AM PDT by mardi59 (THE REBELLION IS ON!!!)
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To: JustaDumbBlonde
Proverbs 22:15: "Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline drives it far from him."

No telling what crimes I would have committed had my parents not provided strong corporal punishment to drive folly far from my heart.

Sometimes kids go down the bad path despite the parents' best efforts and it may be unfair of me, but I have my doubts whether this deceased boy received the corporal discipline he needed to drive folly far from his heart.

23 posted on 05/03/2012 7:49:09 AM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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"I don't want it put out like he was a bad person or a mean person, because he wasn't," Latonya Walker, 38, said Tuesday.

Oh, no.. he was an angel. All he wanted in life was to think about Jesus, his Momma, and an occasional handful of Skittles. Oh... and a new hoodie.

24 posted on 05/03/2012 7:50:17 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... so should voting!)
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To: ArrogantBustard
-Thank You-
25 posted on 05/03/2012 7:50:35 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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It’s impossible to evaluate this situation without knowing the race of the shooter. /s


26 posted on 05/03/2012 7:51:55 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: JustaDumbBlonde
The mother of a 13-year-old boy fatally shot when police say he tried to rob a couple said she is in shock that her son is dead -- and even more so at the circumstances surrounding his death.

"I don't want it put out like he was a bad person or a mean person, because he wasn't,"...

Because good teenaged boys spend their evenings carjacking folks all over the place. It's harmless!

27 posted on 05/03/2012 7:53:54 AM PDT by JRios1968 (I'm guttery and trashy, with a hint of lemon. - Laz)
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>""I don't want it put out like he was a bad person or a mean person, because he wasn't,"

Nice people commit armed robbery?

The parents need to do the time for the crime!

28 posted on 05/03/2012 7:54:08 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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“The driver pulled a gun and shot Ja’Quares multiple times.”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6_1Pw1xm9U


29 posted on 05/03/2012 7:55:25 AM PDT by tumblindice (He walks, he talks, he crawls on his belly like a rrrrrrrrreptile--Mitt Romney)
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To: JustaDumbBlonde
Wearing a gray shirt around his face like a bandana and armed with a loaded and cocked pistol, authorities said Ja'Quares approached a black Lexus SUV with a couple inside and ordered the driver out. The driver pulled a gun and shot Ja'Quares multiple times.

Obviously, angelic little Ja'Quares picked the wrong intended victim. Live thug, die thug.

30 posted on 05/03/2012 7:55:25 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... so should voting!)
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"All I can do is pray, and know God was ready to take his angel."

God doesn't deserve this slander. If this were my son - and my sons have done some dumb*ss things, although not attempted armed robbery - I'd be apologizing to the people he assaulted for making them shoot him.

31 posted on 05/03/2012 7:55:32 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Do you know why I love reptiles? It's because they don't play guitars or ukuleles.)
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To: JustaDumbBlonde

“Ja’Quares”

It’s Latin for “going to prison”.


32 posted on 05/03/2012 7:55:32 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: JustaDumbBlonde

I wonder why they didn’t interview the dad?


33 posted on 05/03/2012 7:57:40 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: TexasCajun
IANAL

I'm not sure how the law applies to the present case. The improbably named decedent's death was caused by the intended victim of the attempted "robbery in any degree". Is the intended victim a "partcipant" as intended in the law?

That's a question for lawyers, and

IANAL

34 posted on 05/03/2012 7:57:40 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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“It’s like he’s still here, and I feel him **holding me up**,”

The reporter should lose their job for this one.


35 posted on 05/03/2012 7:57:56 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: TexasCajun

If Alabama has the felony murder rule, then yes.


36 posted on 05/03/2012 7:57:56 AM PDT by jagusafr ("Write in Palin and prepare for war...")
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Latonya Walker said her son, who school officials confirmed was the quarterback on the football team at Martha Gaskins Middle School

The punky QB read the wrong defense and got his ass sacked.

37 posted on 05/03/2012 7:58:32 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... so should voting!)
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She said he was visiting with two of his friends and one of his brothers in the front yard of the east Birmingham home where Ja'Quares lived with his parents, two brothers and a sister.

His Dad must be a mute as he has not opined in the matter of the fruit of his loins straying from the straight and narrow path of a law-abiding citizen.

Interesting thought....with all of the recent MSM un-publicized but nonetheless internet-ized publicity of black-on-white-"dis-is-fo-Trayvon" incidences....was the melanin-challenged driver of the Lexus..forewarned and therefore forearmed?

38 posted on 05/03/2012 7:58:49 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: Tunehead54

Texas doesn’t. Not sure why.


39 posted on 05/03/2012 7:59:33 AM PDT by jagusafr ("Write in Palin and prepare for war...")
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To: JustaDumbBlonde

What was wrong with the driver of this car, doesn’t he know that it is racist to defend yourself against a person of color? I hope Holder is on top of this case.


40 posted on 05/03/2012 7:59:52 AM PDT by THE_RAIDER (I'm supposed to be more angry about what Romney does with his money than what Obama does with mine)
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To: laweeks

Yep, IF I ever see a Ja’Quares at the top of a resume...in the trash can it goes! *Swish!*

(Same for anyone named LaShayshawndra, Dequender, Damika Lashundra, Demarius, Demarae, Dayshaun et al.)

Thankfully I’ve never had to, as the jobs that I fill require education, skills, degrees and licensure...something, frankly, these people tend to lack.


41 posted on 05/03/2012 8:00:03 AM PDT by mkboyce
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To: JustaDumbBlonde
Thanks for your post...

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Skin tone of shooter not described. I hope this does not turn into another Trayvon Martin case.

***********

Given the evidence that seems to be "in plain sight"--
That this young man was committing a felony while using a [cocked/loaded] firearm...

AND...
The mother's reflection on her son's life and tragic passing...

Seems plainly -- this was a necessary use of force in self-defense--
(as was Zimmerman's use of force against T_Martin--IMO)

That doesn't make it any less sad for the family...
Or for the city in matter of fact--
This young man had a lot going for him.... still in school, etc.

Anyone who attempts to fan the flames of racial division with THIS Birmingham case....
It will tell us a lot more about their publicity-pimp motives...
--than the purported "racism" of the self-defense shooter.

Just my humble....
tyvm

42 posted on 05/03/2012 8:00:03 AM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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And the mom -- yelling from the house does not constitute watching your children and knowing where they are going and with whom. If you don't know the people that just rolled up to take your *13* year old kid somewhere, get your ass out to the curb and find out. Sheesh.

Why am I picturing a 400-pound mass of laziness?

43 posted on 05/03/2012 8:00:55 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... so should voting!)
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I wonder if those boys he was with will go to Ja’Quares’ funeral, or if they look at him as just another expendible piece of cannon fodder for the gang.


44 posted on 05/03/2012 8:02:21 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: JustaDumbBlonde
This was FReeped yesterday.
 
And nowhere have I read that Little Tez lived at home with his biological mother and father, who are, of course, married to each other.
 
And this is the key to the survival of the black race. Want to stop little Trayvons and Jaquarez's from being killed?
 
It's pretty simple really. But it's a white thing. They would'nt understand


45 posted on 05/03/2012 8:02:37 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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"(Same for anyone named LaShayshawndra, Dequender, Damika Lashundra, Demarius, Demarae, Dayshaun et al.)"

You forgot "Dammsha'ame"

46 posted on 05/03/2012 8:03:16 AM PDT by BlueLancer ("No friend ever served me, and no enemy ever wronged me, whom I have not repaid in full" (Sulla))
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To: AppyPappy

Looks a bit like English for ”Jacks Cars”.

Irony.


47 posted on 05/03/2012 8:03:32 AM PDT by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It does no good to be a super power if you have to worry what the neighbors think." BuffaloJack)
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To: grobdriver
Gang initiation.

Or he was already initiated. Lots of times, a gang will let the youngest member have the gun, since he's least likely to do hard time. I would guess the plan was to have Ja’Quares do the actual robbery, while the friends would have handled fencing the loot.

48 posted on 05/03/2012 8:04:13 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. - George Orwell)
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To: JustaDumbBlonde

Found this in another forum says the shooter is white.

http://forums.corvetteforum.com/politics-religion-and-controversy/3050247-will-jaquares-be-the-next-trayvone.html


49 posted on 05/03/2012 8:04:13 AM PDT by THE_RAIDER (I'm supposed to be more angry about what Romney does with his money than what Obama does with mine)
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To: Drew68
There's a lesson to be learned from this photo:

Put the phone down when you're committing armed robbery. The guy you're trying to rob may take advantage of the distraction.

Need I say it? Darwin Award winner.

50 posted on 05/03/2012 8:06:17 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (My dream ticket for 2012 is John Galt & Dagny Taggart!)
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