Six people are shot within an hour

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Published on Tuesday, May 20, 2008 Six people were shot within an hour early Saturday on Akron's south side.
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George Jetson

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So many bullets, too few brains.
Alan

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When in the heck are people going to learn how to shoot?
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if you were selling Bibles rather than pot, you would attract a different caliber of customers-don't ya think? and if a grown man can get stoned on a couple HITS then a baby ought to get pretty high on second hand smoke.
DAS BOOT

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whatswrongwiththispicture wrote:
if you were selling Bibles rather than pot, you would attract a different caliber of customers-don't ya think? and if a grown man can get stoned on a couple HITS then a baby ought to get pretty high on second hand smoke.
I'M JUST WONDERING IF THE BULLETS MATCHED IN ALL THREE INCIDENTS! IF THAT IS TRUE THEN THERE IS A REAL SERIOUS PROBLEM FOR THE POLICE, PERHAPS A THRILL KILLER? TIME WILL TELL.
a voice

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May 20, 2008
 
We need "Judge Roy Bean" to settle the score!!

Since: Jan 08

Akron

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whaaaa i got busted for growing pot...whaaaa i'm the victim. whaaaaa...the system is against me...whaaaaa the man is trying to hold me down...whaaaa
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In a phone interview Monday, Richardson said police had no right to search his home. He said he feels victimized twice: by the shooter and Akron police.

''I had stuff in the house that I shouldn't have,'' he said.''But, basically, I'm the victim here. They took my baby and searched my house without permission. I feel like I'm being [expletive deleted] on by the system.''

Awwww...poor thing - you feel victimized - what about your child. You're a blooming idiot!

“~ Prince of Peace~”

Since: Apr 08

~ And the greatest is LOVE~

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Well, the couple was only multi-tasking. You change the baby....check the light, and make sure the pot plant is growing OK. What's wrong with that???

(Oh...Heaven help us...)
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Hey Marco Gunnerville aren't you proud of your boys in the hood. Of course if the the police had to shoot one of shooters they would be wrong wouldn't they.

Uncle Don What a great Mayor you helped to change Akron into this shooting Gallery
John from Columbus

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May 20, 2008
 
Shhotings, robberies, stabbings. Welcome to Akron, 2008.
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I hate this ghetto $hi+, but the only thing that gets me more is when authorities abuse their power. They didn't need to search his home. Sometimes Akron police aren't any better than the thugs they're after here.
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OMG! HERE WE GO!!! WRONG DOERS CRYING FOUL ! COME ON LETS GET TOUGH WITH THESE FOOLS ----------DRUGS ARE ILLEGAL!!!!!!!!!! PUNISHMENT IS CALLED FOR ---------THESE PEOPLE NEED TO 1ST. GET AN EDUCATION ; THEN A JOB [NOW CRY -;;NO JOBS AROUND HERE;; ]MOVE -RELOCATE! TRY!!!!! TRY TO BETTER YOURSELF -BE A PRODUCTIVE HUMAN BEING ; NOT A TOTAL WORTHLESS FOOL!!!!

Since: May 08

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Edumucated wrote:
I hate this ghetto $hi+, but the only thing that gets me more is when authorities abuse their power. They didn't need to search his home. Sometimes Akron police aren't any better than the thugs they're after here.
Plain view doctrine is an exception to a warrant. So is consent. By making the police report, they probably invited the police into their home and left the pot laying around in plain view. Now that's just stupid. They shouldn't be complaining about it...actually, they probably shouldn't even be having kids, god knows that we don't need any more stupid folks on this planet.

Word to the wise - if you're going to do something illegal, put your stuff away before inviting the cops in.
Moved

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May 20, 2008
 
Another fine, upstanding Crakronite couple. Junior should have a green thumb.
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May 20, 2008
 
Edumucated wrote:
I hate this ghetto $hi+, but the only thing that gets me more is when authorities abuse their power. They didn't need to search his home. Sometimes Akron police aren't any better than the thugs they're after here.
The court will determine whether under the circumstances police entry into the house was reasonable. This was not a parking violation. There were several shots fired in the direction of a house and a baby inside.

Since: Mar 07

Akron, OH

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It jes' cracks me up every time one of these losers cry about an injustice when they break the law.
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What a freaking moron...and he has the nerve to complain because they left their stuff out...I say congrats to the cops that took that kid out of that house...these parents are idiots and I really feel sorry for the kid

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Figure as long as the h00dies and Crackronites shoot each other, the Southside storekeepers can save their ammo.

Good that the authorities removed the baby from such a volatile environment. Just adds to my stand for abortion... abort brainless breeders, not the innocent child.

Proud of your city, Sponge Don?

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Since: Mar 07

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Sheesh. Now even h 0 0 d i e s gets censored. The truth hurts, doesn't it.
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whatswrongwiththispicture wrote:
if you were selling Bibles rather than pot, you would attract a different caliber of customers-don't ya think? and if a grown man can get stoned on a couple HITS then a baby ought to get pretty high on second hand smoke.
Bible readers tend to like dropping bombs on people more than shooting them.

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