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    They killed him while his mother is in Iraq fighting,

    damn.... wtf

    LOS ANGELES A high school football star described as "a Houdini on the football field" was shot dead on Sunday in random gang violence and his mother was returning from her second tour of duty in Iraq, officials said.

    Jamiel Andre Shaw, 17, was shot multiple times on a sidewalk a few yards from his home after he didn't respond when two men pulled up in a car and asked him "Where you from?" code for which gang did he belong to, police said. He was not a gang member.

    Authorities are calling the shooting a random, unprovoked gang attack.

    Shaw, a standout running back at Los Angeles High School and the Southern League's most valuable player last season, was shot about 8:40 p.m. Sunday in the Crenshaw area.

    He died later at a local hospital.

    His mother, Army Sgt. Anita Shaw, on Monday was her way back from Iraq, where she has been serving her second tour of duty.

    His father, Jamiel Shaw Sr., said he called Jamiel on Sunday night, telling him to hurry home from the mall. A few moments after hanging up, Jamiel Sr. said, he heard the shots outside.

    "They killed him while his mother is in Iraq fighting, dodging bullets, and she gets a phone call to say her son is on the streets of L.A., dead. For what?" Jamiel Sr. said.

    His son's ultimate goal was to be a sports agent.

    "I would tell him, 'I'm going to get you to 18, and if you do what you're supposed to do, you'll get to college' " the father recalled. "He was almost there."

    Hardy Williams, football coach at Los Angeles High, said Jamiel was "a very special kid. Not only was he an outstanding athlete, he was a good person."

    And, Williams said, he was "a Houdini on the football field."

    Jamiel was an all-city first-team selection last season after he rushed for 1,052 yards, averaging more than 14 yards per carry, and scored 10 touchdowns. He also ran track.

    In the past week, Williams said, Stanford and Rutgers universities contacted him about Jamiel. "He was elated," Williams recalled.

    Police said they are seeking the public's help in identifying the suspects, whom officials described only as two Latino men in a white compact sedan. Investigators believe the shooting was not racially motivated. Jamiel was black.

    "Unfortunately, it's not uncommon in L.A. that we have some gang members approaching victims at random just to see if they are (gang members) or not," said police Detective Frank Carillo. "But to shoot them anyway, that's just disgusting."

    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,334790,00.html
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    Gangs make martial law seem like a necessity. These fuckers should be slaughtered.

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    This is sad as fuck. Young and obviously talented. Idiots on the loose killing for no reason.

    I have no idea why fox would use such a ridiculous and pathetic storyline regarding his mother serving in Iraq. This is comparison for kiddies and belittles the fact of what happened. Sells papers etc though.

    A young man was killed by thugs. Bottom line.

    Bad journalism seeks to sensationalise this fact which to my mind is disrespectful to the victim.

    Hope they get the fuckers that did this.
    A man could lose himself in a country like this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by graeme View Post
    This is sad as fuck. Young and obviously talented. Idiots on the loose killing for no reason.

    I have no idea why fox would use such a ridiculous and pathetic storyline regarding his mother serving in Iraq. This is comparison for kiddies and belittles the fact of what happened. Sells papers etc though.

    A young man was killed by thugs. Bottom line.

    Bad journalism seeks to sensationalise this fact which to my mind is disrespectful to the victim.

    Hope they get the fuckers that did this.
    If the father of the kid feels it necessary to talk about it I don't see why it can't be mentioned. If it's on other news sites I'm sure they mention it too.

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    So senseless, but then so are gangs. Idiots. Hope they catch them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by graeme View Post
    This is sad as fuck. Young and obviously talented. Idiots on the loose killing for no reason.

    I have no idea why fox would use such a ridiculous and pathetic storyline regarding his mother serving in Iraq. This is comparison for kiddies and belittles the fact of what happened. Sells papers etc though.

    A young man was killed by thugs. Bottom line.

    Bad journalism seeks to sensationalise this fact which to my mind is disrespectful to the victim.

    Hope they get the fuckers that did this.
    Thank you for pointing that out. Opportunistic bastards.

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    So sad. My thoughts and prayers go out the the family.
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    Yep, sad indeed. I have had the sad job of picking up alot of young people (11-18 year olds) who's life was cut short because of gang activity. Sometimes I feel sorry for these kids, other times I don't.

    Watch "Gangland" on the history channel sometime. It will piss you off!

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    Why can't we just get all the gangs together like in "Warriors" and let them fight to their deaths. Then they can leave the innocent ones alone.
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    WTF is wrong with people?
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    This makes me sick. I can't even begin to imagine what the mother is going to be feeling when she returns from Iraq knowing that her son won't be there.

    Jesus Christ...............
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