Thursday, October 27, 2011

Was the Shooting Outside a North Nashville Elementary School at Dismissal Really “Senseless Violence”?

By Brian Haas
5:03 PM, Oct. 27, 2011
The Tennessean

Two teens shot outside North Nashville elementary school

Two teens were shot outside Robert E. Lillard Elementary Design Center in North Nashville as students were about to be dismissed.

The two, 16 and 17, were waiting outside for a sibling who attended the school at 3200 Kings Lane when a man drove up, retrieved a shotgun and opened fire on the pair, said Don Aaron, spokesman for Metro Police. One teen was shot in the foot, the other in the calf. The elementary school student, who had joined the two, was uninjured.

The school was placed on lockdown for a few minutes around 3 p.m. as students were about to be dismissed to ride buses and cars home. Walkers had already been dismissed. No students were injured.

Both injured teens were rushed to Skyline Medical Center and expected to recover.

Aaron said one of the teens had argued with the gunman earlier in the day. He said detectives had good information on his identity, but hadn’t made an arrest as of Thursday evening.

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The longtime reader who sent in this story writes,

“You read the headline and you think ...

But the story doesn't say ...

But then the sole comment, so far, confirms your guess:

5:36 PM on October 27, 2011

Something needs to be done about North Nashville. Every single resident in that hood is to blame too. They should be ashamed for allowing such things to continue for so long. They elect the same losers over and over. They often hinder police investigations with silence and often aid and abet the criminals themselves. Then they blame whitey. Simply outrageous.

As the commenter notes, such “senseless” shootings aren’t at all senseless. They happen, because the “community” supports the thugs who commit them. Then the phonies call on people to “stop the violence.” It’s empty, emotional, theatrical lip-service, and it’s as phony as a three-dollar bill.

Many of the people putting on the shows are deeply involved in the violence. For instance, after thug and drug dealer Sean Bell was killed in Queens, when he tried to kill a cop, his fiancé Nicole Paultre not only shook down the city for millions, but participated in a “stop the violence” along with pro-violence preachers.

After the murder of Zurana Horton by a gang-banger who fired into a crowd in front a school at dismissal, Black Panther racial terrorist and city councilman Charles Barron suddenly called for an end to the violence.

People who truly want an end to the violence turn in the violent. They cooperate with the police. They throw criminals out of their homes.

By the way, Tennessean “reporter” Brian Haas is also a “senseless violence” kind of guy.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I've been seeing incidents in North Nashville like this in the news for as long as I can remember. The Nashville TV stations seem to have this type of story on the news every night.

David In TN