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Do you want one story to prove Black Lives Don’t Matter?

Here you go. Pay attention. There will be a quiz at the end.

Shot. [Charlotte’s unsolved mass shooting: There’s a reason police have no witnesses, activists say., WBTV.com, 7/22/2020]:

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Devna Bose/Charlotte Observer) – Hundreds witnessed a mass shooting last month on Charlotte’s Beatties Ford Road. No one has been arrested for one major reason: Bystanders won’t come forward.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department officials said at a recent press conference they suspect potential witness are fearful of retaliation. But some Charlotteans say witnesses haven’t come forward because of the police department’s poor relationship with the city’s Black community.

“People aren’t going to talk to someone they can’t trust,” community activist Gemini Boyd said. “It’s just that simple. They are watching people across this nation being murdered by the police. It doesn’t make no difference if it’s in Georgia, Kentucky or … Minnesota where Mr. Floyd was murdered.”

George Floyd’s death at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer sparked protests in Charlotte and across the country last month. The June 21 shooting on Beatties Ford Road came during Juneteenth weekend.

Celebrations began the Friday before, but by Sunday night the atmosphere shifted from joyous to deadly when shots rang out. Four people were killed, while at least 10 others were either struck by bullets or cars at the scene.

Within hours, police officials began asking Charlotteans to come forward with any and all information to help with the Beatties Ford investigation. Boyd said he doesn’t expect much of a response.

“No, people aren’t going to trust CMPD,” he said. “You need (to) trust no one you think might kill you the very next day.”

Even in the chaos of that night — with bullets “coming from everywhere” — the actions of one CMPD officer on Beatties Ford reinforced for Boyd the fragile and tenuous relationship between the police and the Black community.

And he captured it on video.

‘LIKE A MASS SHOOTING’

Boyd remembers the shots came out of nowhere. Days later, he would still be trying to figure out why he was even there.

“But you know, sometimes things happen for a reason, and I think the reason I was there was the video,” Boyd said. “That’s the only thing I can think of. If I wasn’t there the video would (have) never been taken.”

Boyd, who works with The Bail Project to combat the symptoms of mass incarceration, began livestreaming on Facebook when he arrived at Beatties Ford Road that Sunday night around 12 a.m. About 500 people had gathered, he said.

While some have called it an “impromptu Juneteenth block party” or “street party,” Boyd says it was “just people hanging out.” He was only there for about nine minutes before nearly 200 rounds were fired into the crowd.

“Bullets were coming from everywhere,” Boyd said. “It was just chaotic. It was almost like a mass shooting.”

His video shows bystanders scattering, running in different directions as shots ring out.

Boyd lay between two cars, and when the gunfire finally stopped, he tried to get through the crowd to help. He reminded people to check for pulses of those lying on the ground. He directed police officers and medics to people who needed help.

About 15 minutes after he began streaming, Boyd’s video shows a police officer walking through a parking lot, pointing a rifle at bystanders, some of whom quickly put their hands in the air.

“Get the f— back!” the officer can be heard yelling, as screaming and car honking continues in the background. Gunfire had, by that point, subsided.

Boyd unsuccessfully implored other officers on the scene — who were tending to the victims, blocking traffic, and helping ambulance arrivals — to intervene.

One year later…

Chaser. [Lack of arrests a year after deadly Juneteenth shooting is ‘frustrating,’ CMPD chief says, Charlotte Observer, June 16, 2021]:

Charlotte is days away from the first anniversary of a mass shooting along Beatties Ford Road that claimed four lives, and while developments have emerged, no arrests have been made in what police call a “frustrating” case.

“I had already been announced as the next police chief, and then going on to be sworn in, this was one thing that I saw as a cloud,” Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Johnny Jennings said during a news conference Wednesday. “It was frustrating from the beginning early on.”

Around 12:30 a.m. on June 22, 2020, gunfire erupted during a block party in celebration of the Juneteenth holiday. Nearly 200 shots were fired in the 1800 block of Beatties Ford Road, near Catherine Simmons Avenue, police said. Four people died, at least 11 were injured and dozens were traumatized.

Even with community members coming forward over the past year, Jennings said “it’s frustrating” not being able to “put those final pieces of the puzzle together” to make any arrests.

CMPD continues to encourage community members to share information about the shooting, no matter how small, police Lt. Bryan Crum said.

“A lot of times when we have that many people present it’s sometimes challenging to get that critical piece of puzzle,” he said. “There’s so many small pieces that people may not realize how critical their part is in seeing the full picture.”

The last development announced came in November when CMPD released a minute-long video from the day of the shooting. Police asked for the public’s assistance in identifying two gunmen seen firing a pistol and semiautomatic rifle in the video.

“It’s a miracle we came out and with what we did and it wasn’t more traumatic than what’s occurred … when you see the total disregard and recklessness for human life,” Jennings said in November.

More than 200 shots were fired. More than 500 black people were gathered to celebrate Juneteenth in 2020 Charlotte. Four black people were killed and 10 more were wounded.

A year later, no one will come forward to name the black shooter(s).

Black Lives Matter, indeed.

Cue the “Laugh Now” sign for the crowd…

 
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  1. loren says:

    but what about the riot by white supremacists in DC?

    meanwhile,

    https://www.the-sun.com/news/3166837/olympian-turns-away-us-flag/

    • Replies: @AR in Illinois
  2. Just look up Beatties Ford Road, apparently it’s the MLK Blvd. of Charlotte. Heck, I’d rather spend a year at Betty Ford than one evening at Beatties Ford!

    Reminds me of the Bunny Friend Park shooting. Oh, well I guess we can look forward to yearly mass shootings on this newest of American holidays. And don’t forget kiddies, Baltimore has another Ceasefire Weekend is coming up the first weekend in August!

    “When are the Ceasefires weekends?

    Friday, Saturday, and Sunday on the 1st weekend of the month in February, August, and November and Mother’s Day weekend (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) in May.”

    Who are the enlightened ones, indeed!

    • Replies: @AR in Illinois
    , @Bite Moi
  3. “They are watching people across this nation being murdered by the police.” As opposed to what, you savages murdering each other . LMFAO!!! As long as you savages murder each other it’s all good. black people…You are ALL clowns. Your whole F’in race. And the reason I say this, is no matter how heinous or degenerate the crimes your people commit,you all come out of the woodwork to defend and condone such behavior done by your people. All blacks need to just STFU .

  4. Trevor says:

    200+ bullets were fired into a crowd of 500+ black people and only 14 were hit?

    • Replies: @Richard B
    , @Dani
  5. The no-snitch code is a good thing. Leave the feral killers in their communities. Much cheaper than arresting, legal-ing, feeding, housing and probation-ing Tyrone when he’ll just be released early to kill again.

  6. Ya gotta just sit back and laugh at the typical negro Olympic shooting event. Gather 2 or more of these knuckle daggers together and there’s a 50-50 chance somebody gonna end up shot or dead. The odds increase for every brillo pad added. Chicago just had an 8 bagger last nite, no doa’s yet, but it is just a ghetto “thang” for gatherings of assembled negroes to go sideways real quick. Show up at a negrofest and wait for gunfire, flashing lights, crying and wailing. The whole crap lives matter movement is nothing but an intimidation play on politicians and whitey to send more free money. Who cares? Let them kill each other.

    • Agree: dindunuffins
    • LOL: usNthem
  7. usNthem says:

    Well, I’d say the balloons lining Beatties Ford road are rock solid proof black lives matter. Other than that, who gives a crap no witnesses have come forward or the perps haven’t been apprehended? Just example infinity of blacks being blacks. It’s never going to change until it’s made to change – severely. In the meantime, the balloons are the thing…

  8. Rich says:

    “Juneteenth”? A made up word for a made up holiday. We are really living in clown world. This fake holiday and the way it’s celebrated, explains blacks perfectly

  9. Why did Jawon kill his ex?

    Because he “Jawonted” to.

    https://www.wbaltv.com/article/jawon-stanford-ferguson-charged-killing-ex-girlfriend-columbia/36864270

    Police said detectives learned that Ferguson and Santiago were in a restaurant together before walking back to Santiago’s vehicle in the parking garage. Police said investigators believe Ferguson shot Santiago before fleeing. A motive remains under investigation.

    • LOL: WSG
    • Replies: @Bite Moi
    , @Bite Moi
  10. @loren

    F the Olympics. I won’t be watching ANY of it for the first time in my life. Things like her should be immediately be booted off of the team and banned for life. No other country puts up with this bullshit!!!! Our country is so screwed I’m ashamed to admit I’m an American any more.

    • Agree: usNthem, donut, NY Girl
  11. @Lancelot_Link

    If you are able to, please keep us updated on the “totals” for these weekends. I’m predicting they won’t be “zero” lol.

    • Agree: Lancelot_Link
  12. @dixonsyder

    Update per heyjackass.com, 11 total shot, one dead. I would volunteer to teach them basic firearms skills but would worry they would use them on White people.

  13. HT says:

    I don’t really blame Negroes for not testifying against Negro criminals. The Negro culture is the most corrupt, violent, immoral, and dysfunctional in the world and any Negro who wants to go against the tribe won’t survive long. How stupid were the whites that allowed this disgusting race to become part of our country and culture?

    • Agree: Cauchemar du Singe
    • Replies: @usNthem
  14. ANON[342] • Disclaimer says:

    TLM: TWERKING LIVES MATTER

    • LOL: Lancelot_Link
  15. @dixonsyder

    The messed up thing about negroes is that they know without a shadow of doubt that when they gather in large numbers, people are going to get shot or stabbed. I’m firmly convinced that this is precisely why they go to such events- it’s for the “excitement” and the adrenaline rush. They’re too stupid to realize that instead of just being a witness and having something “exciting” to talk about the next day, they may well become the victim instead. Even for those who do realize the danger, the possibility of witnessing the carnage is just too attractive for them to resist. If nobody gets shot or stabbed or there’s not a mass street brawl or a flash mob robbing stores or a “beat whitey night,” it’s boring for them because “they’re ain’t nuthin’ goin’ on.”

    For ordinary, civilized people, going to a holiday celebration, a state fair or any other similar event is sufficient in and of itself but, for negroes, if there’s no violence and mayhem, there’s nothing to adequately stimulate their primitive, low IQ minds. As is, many cities have cancelled parades, holiday events and so on precisely because of negroes showing up and the attendant violence when they’d do better just to prohibit negroes from attending. As the old saying goes, “Negroes Ruin Everything.”

    In any case, if negroes want to have their Juneteenth celebrations, it should be restricted to their areas (MLK BLVD) and police posted around the perimeter to keep the violence from spreading out to other areas. Just seal the area off and send in the clean-up crews the next day. As you said, let them kill each other. It’s what they seem to want and thrive on so let them have it.

    • Agree: WSG, UNIT472
    • Replies: @HT
    , @AceDeuce
  16. El Dato says:

    but by Sunday night the atmosphere shifted from joyous to deadly when shots rang out

    The weather can change quickly around there.

    Boyd remembers the shots came out of nowhere. Days later, he would still be trying to figure out why he was even there.

    It’s like having a solo sailing trip and being left all reflective in a squall.

    “Bullets were coming from everywhere,” Boyd said. “It was just chaotic. It was almost like a mass shooting.”

    But it really wasn’t a mass shooting.

    “But you know, sometimes things happen for a reason, and I think the reason I was there was the video,” Boyd said. “That’s the only thing I can think of. If I wasn’t there the video would (have) never been taken.”

    They call it “The Shining”.

    About 15 minutes after he began streaming, Boyd’s video shows a police officer walking through a parking lot, pointing a rifle at bystanders, some of whom quickly put their hands in the air.

    That’s Safari-tier but sadly not very revealing.

    There’s a reason police have no witnesses, activists say.


    “Activists say”

    • Thanks: Lancelot_Link
    • LOL: NY Girl
  17. usNthem says:
    @HT

    It should be recorded as one of the great disasters in human history, assuming, of course some normal, sane historian is allowed to write that history. Unfortunately, the way things are these days, that’s a long shot…

  18. Richard B says:
    @Trevor

    200+ bullets were fired into a crowd of 500+ black people and only 14 were hit?

    Sailer’s Law of Mass Shooters.

    The more wounded than killed = Black shooter.
    The more killed than wounded = White shooter.

    A third possible category:

    The more killed than wounded in a crowd of blacks = White shooter in blackface.

    • Replies: @Trevor
  19. @Lancelot_Link

    “Love me a good comment section!” I second that!

  20. @Lancelot_Link

    Look at how sick and depraved ALL black people are. Once again I blame the whole F’in race.”All tips are anonymous and persons providing information leading to an arrest and conviction may be eligible for a financial reward, police said.” “There is a combined \$30,000 reward fund for information about the recent child shootings. The fund includes up to \$10,000 for tips leading to arrests in each case.”

    LMFAO!!! Money Money Money……Please black people ,please come forward for ” da sake of da chillrun” We”ll give everything. Oh,wait. I’ll get a bigger payout if the killers get killed by White Police. Any black people on here . You have something to say about your people. Your culture. Your behavior. C’mon blackie. Make more excuses. Tell me how hard working you really are . How there are some of you that are upstanding exemplary citizens. Even though you won’t EVER say anything about anyone that was involved even if they were your own family member. Admit it black people . Admit what degenerates you are. Along with ALL White liberal and cuckservatives that defend blacks.

    • Agree: Female in FL
    • Replies: @usNthem
  21. Let me get this straight- this Boyd person’s main takeaway from this incident was that a justifiably paranoid cop pointed his weapon and shouted at bystanders? Has he ever seen footage from the aftermath of any school shootings like, for instance, the Columbine one? The cops are seen holding their guns on White teenagers who are made to put their hands in the air as they walk out of the danger area- because the cops don’t know who is friend and who is foe. The surveillance footage from this shooting showed there were several Black men who pulled out their weapons and started firing, mostly into the air, presumably as a warning to the original shooters. This particular cop he’s complaining about seems to have had the most rational response to this situation. This Boyd clown probably expects to win a Pulitzer for his video.

    • Agree: NY Girl
    • Replies: @usNthem
  22. D-FENS says:

    Ever notice that Pride Parades are never held on MLK Blvd?

  23. usNthem says:
    @Rouetheday

    And in that cop’s case, virtually every black person there is a foe to one degree or another.

    • Agree: Cauchemar du Singe
  24. usNthem says:
    @dindunuffins

    Maybe “old sport” troof will chime in to explain it all to us.

  25. El Dato says:
    @dixonsyder

    What came to mind …. William S. Burroughs writing in 1969:

    “The uneasy spring of 1988.”

    “The wild boys are an overflow from North African cities that started in 1969. The uneasy Spring of 1969 in Marrakech. Spring in Marrakech is always uneasy each day a little hotter knowing what Marrakech can be in August. That Spring gasoline gangs prowled the rubbish heaps, alleys, and squares of the city dousing just anybody with gasoline and setting that person on fire. They rush in anywhere nice young couple sitting in their chintzy middle-class living room when hello yes hello the gas boys rush in douse them head to foot with a pump fire extinguisher full of gasoline, and I got some good pictures from a closet where I had prudently taken refuge. Shot of the boy who lit the match he let the rank and file slosh his couple then he lit a Swan match face young pure pitiless as the cleansing fire brought the match close enough to catch the fumes. Then he lit a Player with the same match sucked the smoke in and smiled he was listening to the screams and I thought my God what a cigarette ad: Clam bake on a beach the BOY there with a match. He is looking at two girls in bikinis. As he lights the match they lean forward with a LUCKYSTRIKE CHESTERFIEIDOLDGOLDCAMELPLAYER in the bim and give a pert little salute. The BOY turned out to be the hottest property in advertising. Enigmatic smile on the delicate young face. Just what is the BOY looking at? We had set out to sell cigarettes or whatever else we were paid to sell. The BOY was too hot to handle. Temples were erected to the BOY and there were posters of his face seventy feet high and all the teenagers began acting like the BOY looking at you with a dreamy look, lips parted over the Wheaties. They all bought BOY shirts and BOY knives running around like wolf packs, burning looting killing it spread everywhere all that summer in Marrakech the city would light up at night human torches flickering on walls, trees, fountains all very romantic you could map the dangerous areas sitting on your balcony under the stars sipping a Scotch. I looked across the square and watched a tourist burning in blue fire they had gasoline that burned in all colors by them… (He turned on the projector and stepped to the edge of the balcony)… Just look at them out there all those little figures dissolving in light. Rather like fairy land isn’t it except for the smell of gasoline and burning flesh.

  26. HT says:
    @Non PC Infidel

    Most Negroes seem to be at their happiest when they are involved in some type of violent activity. Ever watch them loot and arson during a riot? It is a literal celebration for those savages and the only time they actually exhibit any energy.

  27. 1John says:

    Diversity Our Strength – Lol! Next stop 3rd world. Unless, we reclaim America.

  28. UNIT472 says:

    10 years ago there was a mass shooting in Palmetto aka Palmghetto. No one saw nuffin

    https://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20180903/anderson-remembering-palmettos-mass-shooting

  29. AceDeuce says:
    @Non PC Infidel

    The messed up thing about negroes is that they know without a shadow of doubt that when they gather in large numbers, people are going to get shot or stabbed.

    Leaving aside that very accurate statement, the line that always runs through my head when encountering negroes, on my TV or in real life, is:

    “Who in their fking right mind would ever want to be anywhere near these people, or have anything to do with them?”

  30. Trevor says:
    @Richard B

    OK. We know it was a black shooter. But how can he be THAT BAD???

    Easier than fish in a barrel, any bullet fired into a crowd like that ought to hit someone?

    • Replies: @AnalogMan
  31. Well, allahu akbar and a bag of spicy pork rinds! What have we here? If you are hoe-mommadan is the meat of a 14 year old halal or haram? 😉

    And if you screwgle the name… Danger! Eyebleach warning!

    Is Boise the new Mecca? Enquiring dindus want to know!

    https://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/crime/article252411138.html

    The Boise Police Department earlier said in a series of tweets that officers were looking for Mohamud Hassan Mkoma, a man connected to a missing 14-year-old boy identified only as Salayman.

  32. NY Girl says:

    Wow, this story has everything! Not one, but TWO “shots rang out.” Plenty of ammo, and a relatively small barrel, but hardly any dead or wounded fish.
    And of course, Jontavius Boyd, the Hero of Our Story, “helping” by telling other people what to do and taking video of the Cracka-Ass Cracka who had the damn nerve to walk through a Platoon of darkies trying to find a cold-blooded killer.

    If you are unfortunate enough to work as an inner-city cop, and can’t just outright quit, the next crowd shooting, do NOT secure the scene, do NOT clear the way for ambulances, and do NOT look for evidence and take witness statements. Instead, just link arms with the other boys in blue and march down the street singing “We Shall Overcome” as you step over the dead and wounded. Anything else is threatening and racist.

  33. NY Girl says:
    @Lancelot_Link

    And that’s AFTER they scrubbed the really truthful ones!

    • Agree: Lancelot_Link
  34. AnalogMan says:
    @Trevor

    Obviously, he missed the crowd.

    • LOL: Trevor, NY Girl
  35. Around 12:30 a.m. on June 22, 2020, gunfire erupted during a block party in celebration of the Juneteenth holiday. Nearly 200 shots were fired in the 1800 block of Beatties Ford Road, near Catherine Simmons Avenue, police said. Four people died, at least 11 were injured …

    Mom always says “Nothing good ever happens after midnight”.
    I always say ” Nothing good ever happens around moulignons “.

  36. Bite Moi says:
    @Lancelot_Link

    Lancelot Link———It’s been a few years since i have been to Charlotte.EVERY White person with half a brain knows to avoid anything MLK. However,i wouldn’t know to avoid Beatties Ford Road.Yeah,i am sure the barred windows,liquor and check cashing stores would cue me in,but Charlotte traffic is a mess. Once on a road,it’s hard to get off. These streets,roads,and boulevards need to be clearly marked with orange pavement,rumble strips,flashing lights,etc. Every weekend is Juneteenth in the “vibrant ” parts of Charlotte.

  37. Bite Moi says:
    @Lancelot_Link

    Lancelot Link———It’s been a few years since i have been to Charlotte.EVERY White person with half a brain knows to avoid anything MLK. However,i wouldn’t know to avoid Beatties Ford Road.Yeah,i am sure the barred windows,liquor and check cashing stores would cue me in,but Charlotte traffic is a mess. Once on a road,it’s hard to get off. These streets,roads,and boulevards need to be clearly marked with orange pavement,rumble strips,flashing lights,etc. Every weekend is Juneteenth in the “vibrant ” parts of Charlotte.

  38. Bite Moi says:
    @Lancelot_Link

    Lancelot Link————” Ferguson shot Santiago before fleeing. A motive remains under investigation.” As someone who spent a lot of shifts working around black females,i can assure you that Ferguson had at least half a dozen motives.

    • LOL: Lancelot_Link
  39. Dani says:
    @Trevor

    Richard B – your third category is the hardest I’ve laughed in a while.

  40. Charlotte has a black mayor and a black chief of police. Charlotte-Mecklenburg has a black sheriff and a black district attorney. The city council and county commissioners are mostly colored and all demonrats. What else do they want?

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