Albany shooting on Sherman Street

Aug 11, 2012 Full story: WTEN-TV Albany

The Albany Police Department is investigating the shooting of a 15-year-old Cohoes teen that occurred last night on Sherman Street.

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Flipomatic

United States

#1 Aug 11, 2012
A 15 year old on Sherman Street at 11:00pm. He was probably just on his way home from Bible study or a Junior Achievement meeting.

Make it easier on yourselves, just print when there ISN'T a shooting in the ghetto; you'll save time, and we won't have to pretend to care.

The local politicans and "community leaders" get in front of the cameras and wring their hands in faux-frustration that we can't find a way to provide our youth with safer neighborhoods, all-the-while refusing to blame the residents of those neighborhoods for any of the crime and urban blight. The Mayor wants us to believe that suburanites are sneaking onto Clinton Avenue after dark and selling crack. Can't blame the black residents...the party needs those votes!

Then come the inevitable cries from the community that "we need good jobs"! Believe me, nobody wants you working more than me, however, most businesses aren't in the market for lazy, inexperienced, illiterate a$$holes with a criminal record; so that kind of just leaves you out of the Fortune 500 realm.
Hudson 308

Schenectady, NY

#2 Aug 12, 2012
Flipomatic wrote:
A 15 year old on Sherman Street at 11:00pm. He was probably just on his way home from Bible study or a Junior Achievement meeting.
Make it easier on yourselves, just print when there ISN'T a shooting in the ghetto; you'll save time, and we won't have to pretend to care.
The local politicans and "community leaders" get in front of the cameras and wring their hands in faux-frustration that we can't find a way to provide our youth with safer neighborhoods, all-the-while refusing to blame the residents of those neighborhoods for any of the crime and urban blight. The Mayor wants us to believe that suburanites are sneaking onto Clinton Avenue after dark and selling crack. Can't blame the black residents...the party needs those votes!
Then come the inevitable cries from the community that "we need good jobs"! Believe me, nobody wants you working more than me, however, most businesses aren't in the market for lazy, inexperienced, illiterate a$$holes with a criminal record; so that kind of just leaves you out of the Fortune 500 realm.
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