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Old 05-20-2010, 03:14 PM
 
Location: Omaha, NE
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Is this number 15 for Omaha this year? I forget the current total.

Man Killed In Omaha Shooting - Omaha News Story - KETV Omaha (http://www.ketv.com/news/23623221/detail.html - broken link)
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Old 05-21-2010, 10:46 AM
 
Location: Bellevue, NE
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I'm loosing track.....there have been some many shootings this year. Someone told me that there isn't any more shootings that there was last year, it just seems that way. He said that Omaha is a growing community, so with more people in town = more violence. Whatever....that was my thought. It's terrible.
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Old 05-21-2010, 12:03 PM
 
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^^ 100% gang & drug related. You have nothing to worry about.
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Old 05-21-2010, 12:37 PM
 
Location: Omaha, NE
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^^ Unless you are in a gang or dealing drugs.
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Old 05-21-2010, 12:48 PM
 
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^^ Unless you are in a gang or dealing drugs.
Yep.
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Old 05-21-2010, 08:37 PM
 
Location: Grand Island, Nebraska
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I was watching Channel 7 they interveiwed a cousin of the victim. She was explaining a little about the scene, and said that this is a darn shame and it needs to stop. In the same breath right in the camera she said.."Let me tell you something.....It a Hood thing...... he was into something .....(pause).....I don't know what, but it's his business and it's just a hood thing."

So don't worry Omaha it's just a hood thing people just get shot to death mowed down in the middle afternoon just minding their own business, I know I feel safer.
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Old 05-21-2010, 08:40 PM
 
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^^ It's not a "hood thing." It's a gang & drug thing.
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Old 05-21-2010, 08:50 PM
 
Location: Grand Island, Nebraska
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Tell that to Janice Harris cousin of the Victim....this was the 5:00 p.m. news clip. the 10:00 p.m. news clip is when she stated it was a hood thing.

Witnesses Say Man Was Shot At Close Range - Video - KETV Omaha (http://www.ketv.com/video/23625280/index.html - broken link)

I cannot find it.
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Old 05-21-2010, 08:55 PM
 
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^^ It's always the same thing. "It was a case of mistaken identity." "He was a good boy." "He was getting his life together." "He had never been in any trouble."

It's all crap.
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