14 July 2008

If Mayor Miller really wants...

...to put a dent in gun crime... maybe instead of harrassing law-abiding citizens... he should have a word with some of these folks...

Detectives investigating the near-fatal shooting of a young man in a “densely populated” east Toronto neighbourhood say they met with apathy, and even hostility, when they tried to interview witnesses. Such reactions are a growing problem for police, said Det. Shawn Mahoney, the lead investigator of the Saturday evening shooting on Mornelle Court in northeastern Toronto.
So, what's the deal here, Scarberia? You either want this kind of thing stopped and the perpetrators put away... or you're good with it.

And guess what... there's no middle ground here.
“There were lots of people in front of the building, and no one would co-operate,” said Mahoney.

Without witness statements, police cannot solve the crime. “Unless something happens, this is going nowhere fast.”

Police estimate there are up to 150 potential witnesses to the shooting.
So there it is, people.

Problem... or solution.

You choose.

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RELATED: Speaking of shootings...

...third one in how many days?
-- TORONTO -- A 28-year old man is in hospital after being shot near the harbour early this morning. The victim was shot just after midnight as a large crowd was leaving a cruise boat at Harbour Square, near Queens Quay.
What... you missed the other two?

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6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Mayor Miller welcomes every new shooting as an opportunity to exert a little more control over taxpayers. It doesn't matter to him who's being shot, it's his best political gift.

Dennis said...

Oh, it gets worse. Plenty worse.

Neo Conservative said...

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dennis... you're preachin' to the choir... but thanks for the link.

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Dennis said...

Yeah, I kinda suspected that but had to shoot my mouth off anyway. I'm that kinda guy ;)
Thanks for puttin' up with me.

Anonymous said...

Maybe Miller will ban the Stairwells since it's becoming common for murder victims to be dumped there.

Neo Conservative said...

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how about a blanket prohibition on bad stuff.

it's how other countries do it.

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