Police investigate fatal shooting

Police investigate fatal shooting

There are 75 comments on the The Morning Call story from Apr 21, 2008, titled Police investigate fatal shooting. In it, The Morning Call reports that:

Allentown police are investigating a homicide that occurred just around midnight on Union Street near S. Poplar Street.

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Louisville, CO

#1 Apr 21, 2008
Oh this is gonna get good...
snowman chapman PA

Allentown, PA

#3 Apr 21, 2008
Blah Blah Blah

Northampton, PA

#4 Apr 21, 2008
I heard what I thought were firecrackers or something. Im not familiar with the sound of gunshots so I had no idea what was happening. I hope someone comes forward cause I know some people around the area have information.

I wonder if the pit bull incident from earlier in the night is related to this somehow.

Anyone know what I mean?

Germansville, PA

#5 Apr 21, 2008
Allentown is going down the tubes slowly but surely!!!!! I won't even drive through it anymore!!!

Bethlehem, PA

#7 Apr 21, 2008
R.I.P. Jean...you were a good man. I'm sorry to hear that this how your life ended up. You deserved better than that. You were doing better for yourself and you didn't deserve this... You're in a better place now. I'll see you again one day...

Kernersville, NC

#12 Apr 21, 2008
His fate was decided long before this day. How sad for anyone to end up down for the count and in a gutter.

United States

#13 Apr 21, 2008
There seems to be alot of speculation as to what happened,yet people are already condemning this man. Maybe he didn't do anything wrong. It looks like A-town is turning into a cesspool like Reading.

Northborough, MA

#14 Apr 21, 2008
Mary wrote:
Allentown is going down the tubes slowly but surely!!!!! I won't even drive through it anymore!!!
As long as your not involved with the drug game in Atown your good..stop being a wuss !
you will be missed

Salfordville, PA

#15 Apr 21, 2008
RIP Jean....I might not have known you all that well...would just see you here and there...but I must say I will never forget the times we did chill...the fun times we had... n no matter what you always knew how to make me laugh...n although I was always quiet u made sure that I would talk when u were around haha...We will meet again some day... untill then RIP....

To Ike, Jon and Frank and the rest of his friends...my thoughts and prayers are with you guys...Keep ur head up and know he is now watchin over you!

Bethlehem, PA

#16 Apr 21, 2008
I love how every one of you jump to conclusions on this thing...Imagine if it was your child that was killed and people spoke of him this way... You all have no heart and are just a bunch of racist nothings
keeping it simple

United States

#17 Apr 21, 2008
Wy Clef John didi it..
howard sterno

Jessup, MD

#18 Apr 21, 2008
stop with the A town jokes,,,, try La, orange county Fl, BAltimore, and cleaveland if you want to real crime... this citys is nothing compared to those trash holes.....
besides we have the puerto rican food!!

Newtown Square, PA

#20 Apr 21, 2008
atown should catch up to philly soon

Hellertown, PA

#21 Apr 21, 2008
Philly had 7 homocides over the weekend

Washington, DC

#22 Apr 21, 2008
I wonder what lawyer the perp will hire when they catch him?

New York, NY

#25 Apr 21, 2008
Yes the area has a lot of crime, but not as much as other cities. Sad to hear about this one. We weren't close but he was always kind when we did bump into one another. dude was going somewhere. And all of these rude comments are just completely ridiculous. I hope all of you ignorant people don't have any children or loved ones of your own. Karma.
RIP Jean


#26 Apr 21, 2008
R.I.P Dott we will always love you and remember you forever and ever. May you rest in peace my dude....


#27 Apr 21, 2008
TWAIN wrote:
Good ole Allentown the sewage dump for all races. [email protected] em all.
Wow! Is this a Klan gathering? "Allentown the sewage dump for all races. [email protected] em all"! I hope you're wearing your white sheets as you type these statements... because if that doesn't keep your cold a**es warm maybe you can burn those crosses you have stored in you basement.*ich
Does It Matter

Jackson Heights, NY

#28 Apr 21, 2008
First, R.I.P. to u Jean,.... secondly whoever is responsible is lame ya heard... the dude was a kid loving life and if u were scared enough to do that to him u already know what u are... my respect goes out to his family my brother forever Black

Antioch, TN

#29 Apr 21, 2008
Rest in Peace Jean. Words can't express how sorrowful I feel that this has happened to you. We had just sat down and gathered closure on our past issues a few months ago when I was in town. You were a great person, full of love and life...and you will always have a special place in my heart. My condolences go out to your family, Black, Digga, Julius and everyone else you held close to your heart.

Love always,


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