Skip to comments.Dallas mom says online feud led to shooting that injured daughter
Posted on 08/08/2012 2:17:56 PM PDT by DallasBiff
DALLAS - A mother of a teen struck by a bullet while she was asleep in a Dallas home said an online feud led to the drive-by shooting.
The front of the family's home in the 5700 block of Bellcrest Drive was riddled with bullets just before 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. The shooting happened across the street from J.N. Ervin Elementary School.
Police said a 14-year-old girl was struck by at least one bullet in her side as she slept in her bed in the front room of the family's East Oak Cliff home. She is now listed in good condition at Baylor Hospital.
Tanya Johnson, the victim's mother, said an online feud on Facebook between her daughter and some female friends Tuesday led to the drive-by. Johnson told News 8 the fight escalated when her daughter's friends showed up in the front yard and got into a physical fight with her daughter at about 1:45 a.m. and then returned an hour later in a drive-by retaliation.
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“When are the liberal democrats going to shout, “ban Facebook!”?”
In the case of Facebook, I might support them.
Impossible!! The word is out, and EVERYBODY knows, that firearms are ILLEGAL within so many feet of a school.
Sheesh. Imagine if she had a feud with some enemies.
May I inquire as to the identified race of the assailants?
I suspect the third race at Belmont.
East Oak Cliff, very very high percentage of nobama voters. Its one of those “don’t go there places” in Big D.
Don't know the assailants' race, but the victim's photo
may be a clue that both sides are representatives of the "Diss me, and I'll shoot yo' azz" culture...
Why is it important to you?
“Why is it important to you?”
Not my post but for me only to note a trend. Obama’s sons and daughters have been busy this summer. Are you about to play the race card?
Most of the posters here already threw it on the table.
Pure curiosity. Especially if they were of a race overrepresented in international terrorism in the name of religion.
She has a sweet face. It’s a shame all around.
Cute — doesn’t change anything.
This has me writing something I have never written before ---- LOL.
I live in Oak Cliff and love it......you are right, there are some areas one does not travel to in the OC
Are you saying she does not have a sweet expression on her face? SHAME ON YOU!
Let me check my G.A.F. meter.....
Nope. Still pegged on zero.
None of your business.
Feel free to post cute again --- it won't change a thing.
It was a rhetorical question, genius.
I don't think this word means what you think it does Sparky.
Feel free to consult my G.A.F. meter again, especially with respect to what you think about me. :)
I am definitely not a racist. A racist is defined as someone who believes their race is superior to others. That's not how I feel.
I am, however, proudly prejudiced. I pre-judge people based on my experiences with similar people.
For example, I pre-judge and expect minorities who are brought up with gangsta or la raza or Mafia-thug or Russian-gang mentalities to behave in a violent and thuggish manner.
I also pre-judge and expect minorities (be they black, latino, Eastern or Western European) in my workplace to be competent, polite, and professional.
I am seldom disappointed in either regard.
The striking thing is, even though the aforesaid "culture" is the true repository of racial hatred in America, its members -- as in this case -- frequently unleash that hatred on each other. It is truly sad that America's blacks have lost several generations to debauchery and hatred -- and there is no hope in sight...
Where are the shining examples of black citizens who could lead them up from the depths? Jackson, Sharpton, Farrakhan, Wright, et al, certainly are failures (or worse)...
Is there potential leadership in our Olympians?
You don't have to convince me, I never said you were, I just thought it was a good question. You answered it just fine.
Hell, on a whim, I'll indulge you both.
That sounds condescending. Perhaps, you didn't mean it to be.
I didn’t mean it to be condescending-sounding to you... maybe a little to wtc... ;)
Ok, if you say so.
There are almost 40 million Americans who are Black. We all know that decades of government interference has caused a segment of that population to have almost total disregard for the value of their own lives and the life of anyone who looks like them. This sub-set of self-haters lives without any regard for societal values beyond anthropological tribal values. They are powerless in almost every way except physical violence and hopeless in re a personally enriching future. These elements combine to render life cheap.
Every week a small butvocal group of freepers take delight in a circle-jerk of thinly disguised racism by finding and posting stories of this sub-culture's violence.
These freepers stroke each other with phrases like 'feral youth', 'obama's kids', savages and more. They write about their utter lack of sympathy for any victims, assuming that anybody living close enough to the thugs must be just like them.
We get to see them post things like "All blacks are suspect - they kill" and "Come on, what fifteen year old Black girl would have a name like Danielle?".
There is racism here (just look at the flap over Williams' little 5 second victory dance), not a lot but more than enough for a casual visitor to think that we are Storm Front lite.
You can feed into it, as your question clearly did, or you can reject it. But, if you choose to feed into it then expect to get some of the stink on your clothes.
I have no greater respect than for a man of color who rises above the somewhat-more-substantial challenges presented to them, both in the workplace, but more importantly, in the mind.
Yesterday, a workplace friend named Brandon -- who is a man of color -- got into a discussion about Obama. He will not vote for Obama again. Brandon is a capitalist (although not a conservative) and he despises what Obama has done, both to the economy, to the Constitution, and how Obama's narcissm and blame-others-mentality is always on display. This is a man who raised above the challenges presented to him in the battlefield of the mind. He will not vote color. He will vote the character of the man.
This is a man I already respected. I was prejudiced towards this man because of what I already observed about him. I wasn't surprised by his commentary. He is a good and honorable man.
A portion of the black community does not share this man's colorblindness. They will vote for Obama, despite the fact that Obama has been harmful to them, simply because of his color. Further, they tend to be aggressively hostile to the white man, such as myself. I have been on the receiving end of this racism.
When confronted with enough examples of this, and when being having been in more than a few situations where physical harm to me was threatened or actually executed, I have become wary unless I have definitive proof (such as a shared workplace) that the person or persons have been vetted.
Is that racism? Or is that prudence based on prior experience?
But, none of that changes what I think or said. If you jump in the cesspool you're going to come up stinking.
Have a blessed day.
You did not sound condescending...your post comes across more like the action of a stray dog that shits on the lawn then tries to run away from the stink.
I'm so glad that you have a Black co-worker with whom you talk. And, I'm sorry that you got jacked-up or almost so by Black thugs (did it have anything to do with life-style choices?).
It goes a little deeper than having 'a Black co-worker with whom you talk'. It goes a little deeper than 'you got jacked-up or almost so by Black thugs'. However, I do not have the hours of time required to go into any more than an example or two, both of which it seems you are snarking at.... which that confirms my suspicion, that reason will not be a productive exercise with you.
Perhaps it is that you have (in a curiously similar manner that I have) been bitten enough times to come from a place of difficult-to-alter skepticism about the benign motives of another individual who is of a different race than yours.
Ha. Turns out you are much more like me than you will *ever* admit. (wry smile)
So judge me as you will. I do not care at all.
I will let you have the last word.
Oh, bite me, you freakin bozo.
Well, maybe someone else will get something good out of it.
You know you’re on target when you’re gettin flak. Looks like I scored a hit.
So, tell me Laz, you really didn't just figure this out recently, did you?
If your target was being a jackass, you scored alright.
You get rude, I'll match it. Every time.
Hadn't had a lot of dealings with this guy, but looks like his reputation precedes him.
An increasing number of us are getting fed up, and no longer give a damn that some people consider it immoral to judge a group by a statistically-significant sampling. We just don’t care any more.