Bridgeport shooting victim identified

There are 20 comments on the Jul 23, 2008, Connecticut Post story titled Bridgeport shooting victim identified. In it, Connecticut Post reports that:

Dexter Hill was no stranger to gunfire. Three years ago, the former Bassick High School quarterback buried his cousin, Shaahyid Matthews, 18, the victim of a shooting on Went Field.

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Manny

Bridgeport, CT

#171 Jul 30, 2008
Dex was a gang member he got-got end of story stop trying to make him into a saint. He was not a rapper or footballer he was a thug and now he is worm food.
DAT TEACHER TOM

Lake Hopatcong, NJ

#172 Jul 30, 2008
Is it me wrote:
<quoted text> Your the stupid one cause you can't even get the point, you just made my point, too focuse on stupid s***, rasism, commenting on Dex background, judging, pointing fingers, talking without knowing, you made my point. Now all i'm saying is that everytime there is a story about a person from Bpt everyone wants to throw negative comments left and right, but when its about another city everyone wants to leave it alone. Feel me? or do I need to break it down some more?
yes break it down some more for the idot NO IT'S NOT ME.
full of common sense

Lake Hopatcong, NJ

#173 Jul 30, 2008
you guys are so inconsiderate. how can you sit here and talk about the deceased. like come on now. nobody is perfect. and if you are perfect then your not real. so what if he was a thug. he was a product of his environment. sorry everyone dosent grow up in CRACKER town surrounded by wealth or attended top notch high schools and colleges. he was doing what he had to just to get by. and for whoever info.. they did have an education. no one is stupid. everyone is capable. maybe some are smarter than other but so what. racism plays a major role in these comments from you people. your sons and daughters are the ones victims of fatal drunk driving accidents. yes the white people. how about that. but R.I.P DEX, hes in a way better place; right next to the only perfect person- GOD.
full of common sense

Lake Hopatcong, NJ

#174 Jul 30, 2008
thats is so ignorant. dont worry you will be worm food one day too.
full of common sense

Lake Hopatcong, NJ

#175 Jul 30, 2008
Manny wrote:
Dex was a gang member he got-got end of story stop trying to make him into a saint. He was not a rapper or footballer he was a thug and now he is worm food.
ok einstein
full of common sense

Lake Hopatcong, NJ

#176 Jul 30, 2008
DAT TEACHER TOM wrote:
<quoted text>yes break it down some more for the idot NO IT'S NOT ME.
dont worry yu will be worm food one day. good luck
full of common sense

Lake Hopatcong, NJ

#177 Jul 30, 2008
HUh wrote:
<quoted text> TALKING TO YOU Listen to the name you gave yourself. I know you are not talking! I can bet you anything that you or a family member were a knocker upper or lived or social services. It's people like you that judge others and don't know a thing about the person. It does not matter. No one can point fingers. The majority on social services are not african americans.(Iguess its the ghetto you live in) Social Services is a good thing regardless. People have to live even if my Mother, your mother, brother, sister, or yourself have to pay it with taxes. You never know what you may come into in life. He didn't knock you up - Did he??? Get a Life!!
go kill yourself. for real. so ignorant. you are a waste of life
Manny

Bridgeport, CT

#178 Jul 31, 2008
full of common sense wrote:
<quoted text>
ok einstein
Einstein was a person, you should capitlized the "e" and "yu" in your next rant should be spelled you. I guess you won't be winning any writing contest in your future.
Please

Bridgeport, CT

#179 Jul 31, 2008
I LOVE YOU DEXTER wrote:
You people seriously have some issues yall got the nerve to be up here bad mouthing Dex and you aint even know him from a whole in the wall not saying that how Dexter lived his life was the right way but where I come from you do WHATEVER you have to do to provide for ya child and there is no limits to what you would do for yours.Aint **** handed to us we got to go out there and get it and I dont see any employers makin it easy for a Black man who has a record to get a job yea it may be his fault that he got the record but he had a family to provide for and thats what the hell he was doing just like everybody else would do for theirs. So for all yall making the comments about what kind of man he was dont worry about it cuz you aint know him to comment on what type of man he was. He was the type of man who would do anything to take care of his and that means something. So if yall aint got sh*t nice to say bout my boy Dex then just shut the f**k ^and mind your own buisness..We should not be up here talkin bad about someone who just lost their life at a young age we should be mourning over his tragic death and thats what most of us are doin and for those of you who are not and got sh*t to talk about Dexter Hill...F**K YALL!!!!!!!
REST IN PEACE DEXTER
I LOVE YOU
7/22/08
YOUR TRULY MISSED AND WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN
This is a sorry excuse. There are jobs that will take people with records, ecspecially if your record is from teenage years. It is up to the individual to stay out of trouble and build a future. Go to school. Work at Mccy D's if you have to. Selling drugs only leads to jail or death. It is not all it's cracked up to be! There are other options!
full of common sense

Lake Hopatcong, NJ

#180 Jul 31, 2008
Manny wrote:
<quoted text>
Einstein was a person, you should capitlized the "e" and "yu" in your next rant should be spelled you. I guess you won't be winning any writing contest in your future.
thanks "m"ANNY
FuLl oF cOmMeN seNSe

Lake Hopatcong, NJ

#181 Jul 31, 2008
MaNnY LiKe DiS yU MeAn?
thanks

Stamford, CT

#182 Aug 1, 2008
Made in America wrote:
<quoted text>
FYI all,
From the urban dictionary.
http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php...
1. d-nyce
A man that is of colored decent that loves the white women but dislikes women of his own color
Drop the racist rhetoric.
Thanks - Now we know we don't need to listen to a thing that D says. What a poor excuse of a person and he had the nerve to come on this site to talk to us. He need to get a real life
Uhg

Stamford, CT

#183 Aug 1, 2008
Manny wrote:
Dex was a gang member he got-got end of story stop trying to make him into a saint. He was not a rapper or footballer he was a thug and now he is worm food.
How mean your trifling piece of garbage!(Discarded or useless material) Have some respect for the family. You people can say some bad things about your own kind. You teabagging animal (that is probably all you're worth)
TAXPAYER

Fairfield, CT

#185 Aug 1, 2008
Manny wrote:
<quoted text>
"You people"? What people am I you prejudiced fag? Keep hiding behind your computer in Easton. You don't have to live with the likes of people like Dex. Did you know his nickname was desert eagle dex? This nick name had to do with the gun he would carry. Did you know he was a gang member that was accused of over a dozen drive by shootings? What if your family was having a picnic in a back yard in Bpt and Dex did a drive by and accidently murdered one of your loved ones? Don't judge me when your not living my life! you don't live next to this, you pathetic excuse of a human being, your a coward passing judgement, living in an affluent town. F-YOU.
If this is true, it mother nature at work. Darwin, ya know?
Manny

Bridgeport, CT

#186 Aug 1, 2008
TAXPAYER wrote:
<quoted text> If this is true, it mother nature at work. Darwin, ya know?
It's all true.
Khalifa

Elizabeth, NJ

#188 Aug 5, 2008
how is dexter hill dying any different than kyle schneider, the kid that went to warde that was killed in may? Both drug dealers who sadly had their lives taken early. oh yeah, since dexter's from bridgeport its his fault he died. people dont show him any respect after death but kyle schneider is a saint since he's a white kid from fairfield. r.i.p. to both you kids
had enough

Fairfield, CT

#189 Aug 5, 2008
are you sure Kyle was a dealer? that never came out - user maybe - dealer - not sure

“Remember The Golden Rule!”

Since: Mar 07

USA

#190 Aug 5, 2008
Khalifa wrote:
how is dexter hill dying any different than kyle schneider, the kid that went to warde that was killed in may? Both drug dealers who sadly had their lives taken early. oh yeah, since dexter's from bridgeport its his fault he died. people dont show him any respect after death but kyle schneider is a saint since he's a white kid from fairfield. r.i.p. to both you kids
Very interesting point. Good analogy.
WOW

Waterbury, CT

#191 Aug 13, 2008
Manny wrote:
Dex was a gang member he got-got end of story stop trying to make him into a saint. He was not a rapper or footballer he was a thug and now he is worm food.
Wow, some heart! Sounds like you know something about what happened. By the way, it was very impressive to see the friends that he did have at his funeral. It spoke for itself, he was a well like young man.
Twist

New York, NY

#192 Aug 13, 2008
full of common sense wrote:
so what if he was a thug. he was a product of his environment. sorry everyone dosent grow up in ####### town surrounded by wealth or attended top notch high schools and colleges.
Product of his environment??? That is just a tired old excuse. EVERY human being knows the difference between right and wrong. EVERYBODY knows that selling drugs is selling poison to your own people.

The majority of the people from the hood work real jobs and work hard. Peace to everybody from BPT, BX, BK, New Haven, that works a real job. Doesn't matter if you are a cashier, janitor, or run a hedge fund. Keep your head up!

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