City park shooting turns deadly after...

City park shooting turns deadly after struggle for gun

There are 11 comments on the WPRI Providence and Rhode Island story from Apr 28, 2008, titled City park shooting turns deadly after struggle for gun. In it, WPRI Providence and Rhode Island reports that:

One of the young men involved in Saturday's shooting at a city park in Central Falls has died.

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snookumz

Providence, RI

#1 Apr 28, 2008
R.I.P. helder. you will be missed. It sucks that no one is speaking up about what really happened. we know you all to well and we know that you didnt have the gun. You were too smart for this. why? and How? i know i'll never get the answers to my questions but damn Bs. Why you? Your were like god's gift to this earth. Who ever was in your presense was blessed to have known a person like you. your were so funny. you'd make us laugh while keeping a straight face. you had a big heart. you can and never will be replaced. God take of him. it hurts to much. i dont want to believe that you are gone. but i know your with me in spirit. watch over your mom, dad and family.I love you. And i'll see when i get up there.
Central Falls Resident

Providence, RI

#2 Apr 28, 2008
What is happening to the young adults in the urban area, especially Central Falls. I grew up in this city 20+ years ago and we didnt' have access to guns. As a mother of a 19 year old, I would be scared if my son was in this city. Fortunately, he didn't go to high school and is attending college at an out of state college. I go walking in the city and see so many kids and young adults hanging around. What happened to getting a job. I can remember if we were hanging around somewhere the cops would tell us to move it along.....
xOMiiSzB

Southington, CT

#3 Apr 28, 2008
R.I.P HELDER! YOU WiLL NEVER BE 4GOTTEN!
cmr

Barrington, RI

#5 Apr 28, 2008
i think that both of the boys are in the wrong the fact that a gun (doesnt matter who's gun it was) was pulled at a park where there was kids around is so not cool wat happens if one of those bullets hit an innocent child. idk wat this world is coming to why cant we just end the violence and why fight with any type of weapons man if you going to fight, fight with ur hands.
baby grl

South Carver, MA

#6 Apr 28, 2008
helder ur my uncle and i luv u to death ur mother is cryin so hard to get u back well ur in a safe place now so R.I.P XOXOXO
Just Me

Meriden, CT

#7 Apr 28, 2008
Helder... i idnt know you personally, but my cousin seemed to be a good friend of yours. its a real shame to see whats going down nowadays.. and how young people like you are being torn from their futures. i give my deepest blessing to your family and friends, and of course to yourself in wishing you a good rest homie... if only you had not pulled that gun.
cf high student

Barrington, RI

#8 Apr 28, 2008
i go to cfhigh and idk n e of them but i do kno that ppl need to stop pointing fingers none of us wer there so wea jus goin on wat we hear ....i think ppl shood stop tlkin bout it so much and jus lay low... cuz we all kno wat happend to innocent musu .. he wasnt even involved and hes gone now too... i kno ppl r there rends but words of advise dont let any1 from the other side here that ur connected to the person cuz the best way to hurt ur enemy is attackin there heart aka family and friens stay up every1 and member loved ones jus lay low
nela

Barrington, RI

#9 Apr 28, 2008
i'm both angry and sad, that helder is gone so soon. I been knowing him and his family for 15yrs and they are nice quiet people. It's really hard to believe that helder would carry a gun. hoping that they will further the investigation to find out the truth so his family and friends could have a peace of mind.i'm sick of these senseless violence and young people dying from gun shots
cf student

Central Falls, RI

#10 Apr 29, 2008
R.I.P both u guys
pecitas

Barrington, RI

#11 Apr 29, 2008
This is unacceptable killing in Central Falls I am a High School student in CF High but I just don't feel safe anymore walking in the streets or in school. Even if the school is surrounded with police everywhere is not fair to people that try to help out,but there's always someone or something that does something to effect others.This seriously need to STOP.We always think about us us us, but we don't think about other and in that case we AFFECT OTHERS.
Eddy G Europe

Glumsø, Denmark

#12 Apr 29, 2008
Helder R.I.P its hard to believe that you carried a gun around.We all know you and your family are known to be down on earth...I hope that the police will find out all the truth in the hope that your name will be cleaned so it will rest in peace... Bu te fica na nos coracoa ma memoria na nome de maltas D'Europa nos sentiment prufundu

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