The Trayvon Truce Didn’t Even Last Eighteen Hours

26 05 2012

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East St. Louis Man Killed At Late Night Barbeque

EAST ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Just hours after the father of Trayvon Martin pleaded for the end of violence in his hometown of East St. Louis, seventeen shots were fired at a home there. One man was killed.

East St. Louis and Illinois State Police are investigating a shooting death in the 2900 block Brady early Saturday morning.  Police say John Haley, 53, was barbecuing with neighbors in their front yard around 1:15am, when at least two cars pulled up and gunmen opened fire.  Police say there were at least 17 shots fired.

Friends and neighbors say Haley was shot at least 8 times.  Police say Haley was the only person hit; investigators believe the gunmen had targeted Haley after an altercation with him earlier that night.

Take note:  1:15 AM comes before 2:00 AM.

Why do they love BBQing in the middle of the night?

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3 responses

26 05 2012
rjp

Worked up an appetite “altercating”?

26 05 2012
countenance

Noticed a bug in the article – It puts ESL in MO, but then says “Illinois State Police.” Lazy editing.

26 05 2012
rjp

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