18-year-old Detroit man shot over $400 Nike Air Jordans

Dec 7, 2012 Full story: ClickOnDetroit 10

The 18-year-old almost paid for them with his life. His aunt, Kimberly Adams, still has a hard time understanding it all.

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Paul Harvey

Austin, TX

#1 Dec 7, 2012
People want to know what happened to the shoes. Did the thieves get the shoes? Were the shoes damaged? Do all these muggers wear the same size shoes? Size humungus?

Since: Nov 11

United States

#2 Dec 7, 2012
Sad. Pitiful. That's why those shoes will never appeal to me. Wearing Air Jordans is like wearing a bullseye. You become a walking target just to wear a pair of shoes that probably cost $5 to make at a sweatshop. Truly pathetic.
Mrs Kowalski

New Baltimore, MI

#3 Dec 12, 2012
It doesn't make any sense. These coloreds are stealing each other's shoes? And who pays $400 for a pair of sneakers? You can get them down at the Kresge dime store for five dollars. How much does this boy make that he pays that much for gym shoes?
Pete

Livonia, MI

#4 Dec 13, 2012
Mrs Kowalski wrote:
It doesn't make any sense. These coloreds are stealing each other's shoes? And who pays $400 for a pair of sneakers? You can get them down at the Kresge dime store for five dollars. How much does this boy make that he pays that much for gym shoes?
There's a million stories in the naked city. This story goes that the boy worked and saved all summer for the shoes. If so, I don't begrudge him from making this choice. Young kids do not have houses or cars. These single items of glory mean everything to them. Our economy is based on motivation producing work to achieve goals. In this case it did not work out for the boy, yet he still remains motivated.
Pete

Livonia, MI

#6 Dec 14, 2012
I still have a Triple Phat goose down jacket. Should I be worried (other than the obvious fashion sense).

Since: Nov 11

Spartanburg, SC

#7 Dec 14, 2012
Kelly Finney wrote:
The world is laughing at you negros. Over shoes?
Shooting eachother. You guys are stupid! Can you see why we don't want any of you? The good ones breed bad ones. Keep up the good work you low iq morons!
And what business would a ignorant bloke like you have on this forum??

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#8 Dec 19, 2012
Mrs Kowalski wrote:
It doesn't make any sense. These coloreds are stealing each other's shoes? And who pays $400 for a pair of sneakers? You can get them down at the Kresge dime store for five dollars. How much does this boy make that he pays that much for gym shoes?
Sure miss Kresge....Hot cashews under heatlamps....
Pete

Livonia, MI

#9 Dec 19, 2012
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>Sure miss Kresge....Hot cashews under heatlamps....
It was the popcorn that really brought the traffic. The Kresge next to the Wards at Greenfield and Grand River was connected inside. The popcorn popper was just on the Kresge side.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#10 Dec 19, 2012
Pete wrote:
<quoted text>
It was the popcorn that really brought the traffic. The Kresge next to the Wards at Greenfield and Grand River was connected inside. The popcorn popper was just on the Kresge side.
I miss the Hot Fudge Sundaes, in the Tulip glasses....and the Pet section....
Pete

Livonia, MI

#11 Dec 19, 2012
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>I miss the Hot Fudge Sundaes, in the Tulip glasses....and the Pet section....
Saunders was down the street on the north side. Robert Hall was two blocks down on the south side. Great Lakes Theater further down.

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