Waukegan teen charged as adult in fat...

Waukegan teen charged as adult in fatal shooting outside home

There are 44 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from May 2, 2008, titled Waukegan teen charged as adult in fatal shooting outside home. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

A Waukegan teenager was charged as an adult Friday with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a rival gang member last week, authorities said.

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DEVO

Chicago, IL

#31 May 6, 2008
Its good that poor Miguel has friends posting here. I just have an honest question..where were you all when he needed your help or guidance? It's always the "after thought" when he's dead that people want to talk about how great he was.
Erika

United States

#32 May 6, 2008
I dont know Miguel or Edgar but my 15 year old knows Edgar from Abbott middle school. When I heard of the sad news of a 15 year old shooting an 18 year old it brought tears to my eyes. The feeling was so overwhelming that I had to pass by the street that Edgar shot him, and the street where they found Miguel lying helpless. The story is sad no matter if they were in a gang or well bought up kids. They are both kids, who probaby did not have much positive guidence, was looking for an outlet and the streets where wide open. Edgar picked up that gun and made the choice to shoot and kill Miguel and not thinking that he will get caught and pay with his own life. Remember that on April 25th Miguels life was taken away but so was Edgar's. Miguel will never know what its like to go clubbing at 21, have the opportunity to maybe change his gang life earlier than late, or even become a father. Miguel will never get to enjoy the summer breeze, have fun playing sports with his friends, or even getting married. But remember, Edgar lost his child hood, he wont be able to celebrate his 18th or even his 21th birthday with family and friends. And even though he will some day feel the breeze of a hot summer day, and reunite with his family, Edgar will have to live with the guilt of killing another person for the rest of his life. People will always judge him for that. No matter what, both families will suffer, and Miguel and Edgars friends are hurting of the loss for both boys. My heart goes out to both families, and close friends who knew Edgar and Miguel. I just wish everytime I think about them that I would have a picture of both boys in my head. Nobody deserves to die like that, life is so damn precious I just want to slow things down every now and than and enjoy what life offers because we are only here once and thats it.
Erika

Orland Park, IL

#33 May 9, 2008
DEVO wrote:
Its good that poor Miguel has friends posting here. I just have an honest question..where were you all when he needed your help or guidance? It's always the "after thought" when he's dead that people want to talk about how great he was.
Oh trust me, he was changing his ways. He got more and more involved with church, and helping out younger kids. He was the boy scout leader, and did he get paid for that? NO.
He made time for helping out the younger kids, when he could have been hanging around with his gang friends.

Just letting you know.
SGDK

Waukegan, IL

#34 May 12, 2008
lil rotz in jail!!!SGDZK dont run shit!!!hope he rotz in jail
Hugh Chardon

Milwaukee, WI

#36 May 13, 2008
SGDK wrote:
lil rotz in jail!!!SGDZK dont run shit!!!hope he rotz in jail
With communication skills like that, you aren't far behind.

LOSER!
waukegan ill grl

Waukegan, IL

#37 May 14, 2008
man i miss u mono hope lil e rotes
Wow

Gurnee, IL

#38 May 14, 2008
SGDK wrote:
lil rotz in jail!!!SGDZK dont run shit!!!hope he rotz in jail
OMG now there is going to be Forum Gang banging. Come on I have little more faith in the people then the folks but now I kinda feel stupid especially if your represent'n. Grow up, Get a Job and try to make change for the furture otherwise go outside and hurry up and get ur life overwith.
Wow

Gurnee, IL

#39 May 14, 2008
SGDK wrote:
lil rotz in jail!!!SGDZK dont run shit!!!hope he rotz in jail
No gang runs shit in Waukegan baby. Believe that. The money makers run the streets. All the little gangs and wanna be's are all represent'n and for what your boyz ain't gonna have your back when shit hits the fan believe that. Your gonna be wish'n you turn'd the other cheek. I will let you find that out the hard way baby. Everyone misses Mono and may he rest in peace and Lil Rotz he lost his life to and for what, for what to look like a bad ass and try to prove that he is a trigger man. Shit that's what Bebo tried to prove to and now he's looking at life and real talk he wishes he could go back and change things. I hope you all realize whatever decision you make in life there are consequences and you need to do your homework and think about it real hard. REAL TALK ALL BS ASIDE Your boyz will not be there and if they are they will fade away after time and that is all you will have left is time.
Brenda

Kenosha, WI

#40 Mar 13, 2009
I was his cousin nd well dats bogus ass hell I think people should stop dat crap
i Mean c'mon now derz so many kids these days gettin shot over stupid s****
Im tired of it!!!!!!!!!!
Gerardo

Lake Forest, IL

#41 Mar 27, 2009
i just feel bad for Miguel
MrsMOM

Waukegan, IL

#42 Mar 27, 2009
I'm a parent and well I don't know what happen but all I want to tell you is that gangs don't lead to anything good. I grew up in Chicago and my dumb brother joined a gang and all it did was mess up our lives. We constantly had to move around and when he ended up in county who was the one there visiting him? Our mother... Teens just want to be popular and hang with the cool kids. I hope that at least one of you readers thinks about your family before you go on and join the gang, I say this because I am the one who suffered the most. There is no excuse for joining. Some say that they joined cuz there is no love at home, others cuz mom and dad are divorced, no one listens to me. Those are not good reasons, why cuz I sure there is a person who loves you, if you opened up you would see that they do listen, and ok fine parents get divorced all the time. Hey you have to remember that we are human too. My brother used those three excuses and guess what I learned not to be his follower. You should be leaders not followers, just think about it. I tell my kids that I want others to look up to them and say I want to be like that kid. I wish you all well.
Nchgo

Waukegan, IL

#43 Mar 27, 2009
It is sad to hear that a 15 yr old lost his life Wednesday in Waukegan for hanging with the wrong crowd. After reading the news I ask this question. What was he doing at the park in Waukegan when he lived in about 12 blocks away? I guess the friends he was with are feeling lucky that they woke up breathing. Can anyone (of the friends) tell me who is going to comfort the family? How are you going to bring him back?
Bebez Latina reina

Kenosha, WI

#44 Apr 27, 2009
ItZ bEEN a YeAR sINSce thiS HaPPenD nd wEll NeVer 4geT hiM
Cannon

Elgin, IL

#45 Apr 30, 2009
Gangs? I was a Boy Scout. I am an Eagle Scout.
The Scouting program is like a gang that promotes Good, Honor, Education and wealth.
I'm 39 now. I'm successful in business. I thank the Scouting program for my success more than college.
Everyone is looking for a place... If they don't find one, the place will find them. We must teach the young good lessons and values before they are taught the bad ones. Scouting is a great place to start.
If you are a parent of "pink, blue, or purple" Scouting does not discriminate.
Cannon

Elgin, IL

#46 Apr 30, 2009
http://www.scouting.org/
Check it out.
This is a program that will help your boys find direction.
TB Diddler

United States

#47 May 7, 2009
I'm sorry, but there's something wrong with any grown man wanting to take little boys in the woods, sit around a camp fire, and cuddle in sleeping bags.
Cannon wrote:
http://www.scouting.org/
Check it out.
This is a program that will help your boys find direction.
SHYGURL

Seattle, WA

#48 Jun 16, 2009
DAMM DATZ HELLA SAD I DNY KNOE HIM AT ALL BUT IS JUSS SAD KUS MAH HOMEGURL ANGIE AKA ESA GOOFY GOT KILLED A DANG TRAIN ND I HATE THAT BUT STILL GETTING SHOOT A SUPPURING PAIN DATS REALLY SAD...
WERE I KNOE FOR A FACT THAT WERE EVER THERE AT THER AT A SAFE PLACE WIT GOD ND I KNOE IT SUKKZ ALOT BUT I GUESS WANTED A ANGEL IN HIS PARADISE BUT DNT TRIPPZ KUSS MAYBE BUT JUSS MAYBE IT MIGHT BE ONE US NEXT...
BY SHYGURL THOUGHT CHU NEW ALROTOZZ...RIP ANGIE ND MIGUEL CELIS...
DISPENSA TO HIS PARENTS WITH THE BOTTOM OFF MY HEART SRRY..
SHYGURL

Seattle, WA

#49 Jun 16, 2009
Bebez Latina reina wrote:
ItZ bEEN a YeAR sINSce thiS HaPPenD nd wEll NeVer 4geT hiM
damm iunderstand this grl its sad not have ur loved ones but datz how god wanted it...
nd yea its skandolous kuss mah homegurl got killed by a fkking train wtf datz bullshyt but datz a gangsters lyf after there in it...south side in diss bitch..13 blue pano alrotzz
SGD crazzy fkk a flakke

Arlington Heights, IL

#51 Oct 19, 2011
Shut the fkk up nikka!! 5 flakkes dead!!! what yall do???? shit bitch so shut the fkk up!!!
SGD crazzy fkk a flakke

Arlington Heights, IL

#52 Oct 19, 2011
MONO ROTZ!!!!!! FKK THAT BITCK!!! AND FKK A KKING!!!! AND ESPECIALLY QUEENS!!! THEY BE ON ALL THE FOLKKS NUTS

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