St. Paul man charged with severely be...

St. Paul man charged with severely beating bystander

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Jamalwacker

Seattle, WA

#1 Aug 9, 2013
Raymond Widstrand was out for a walk on St. Paul’s East Side late Sunday night when he tried to make his way through a crowd of people.

Without warning, police say, Widstrand was knocked to the ground and kicked repeatedly by several people, including reputed gang members.

The responding officer found 40 to 50 juveniles and young adults fleeing the scene and Widstrand on the ground, bleeding from his nose and mouth. He was taken to Regions Hospital, where he was found to have severe, potentially fatal brain swelling.

“This was a senseless attack on an innocent young white man who was simply out for a walk in his own neighborhood and is now fighting for his life,” Ramsey County Attorney John Choi said in a statement.
http://www.startribune.com/local/east/2190108...
Jamalwacker

Bonete, Spain

#2 Aug 9, 2013
Jamalwacker wrote:
Raymond Widstrand was out for a walk on St. Paul’s East Side late Sunday night when he tried to make his way through a crowd of people.
Without warning, police say, Widstrand was knocked to the ground and kicked repeatedly by several people, including reputed gang members.
The responding officer found 40 to 50 juveniles and young adults fleeing the scene and Widstrand on the ground, bleeding from his nose and mouth. He was taken to Regions Hospital, where he was found to have severe, potentially fatal brain swelling.
“This was a senseless attack on an innocent young white man who was simply out for a walk in his own neighborhood and is now fighting for his life,” Ramsey County Attorney John Choi said in a statement.
http://www.startribune.com/local/east/2190108...
This should be a black on white hate crime. Don't you think, Jamalwacker?
Dejesus Jackson

Montréal, Canada

#3 Aug 9, 2013
Jamalwacker wrote:
Raymond Widstrand was out for a walk on St. Paul’s East Side late Sunday night when he tried to make his way through a crowd of people.
Without warning, police say, Widstrand was knocked to the ground and kicked repeatedly by several people, including reputed gang members.
The responding officer found 40 to 50 juveniles and young adults fleeing the scene and Widstrand on the ground, bleeding from his nose and mouth. He was taken to Regions Hospital, where he was found to have severe, potentially fatal brain swelling.
“This was a senseless attack on an innocent young white man who was simply out for a walk in his own neighborhood and is now fighting for his life,” Ramsey County Attorney John Choi said in a statement.
http://www.startribune.com/local/east/2190108...
There's no such thing as a black on white hate crime.
DeSharpton

Thailand

#4 Aug 9, 2013
Jamalwacker wrote:
<quoted text>This should be a black on white hate crime. Don't you think, Jamalwacker?
Beating white people is OK, because cops are ray cyst.
here we go again

Saint Paul, MN

#6 Aug 9, 2013
The double standard is not lost on most people - this will not make the 'hate crime' threshold because those in charge are so disconnected with the general populace.

This will create a deep resentment and the pendulum will swing again, continuing this endless cycle having the disaffected taking the matter up themselves.

No leadership on this issue because of the leader's fear and worship of their political lives.

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