Some info from the article:
The Racial Component
of Crime Shootings Is Real
Another news organization, overwhelmed with dead people from criminal violence, broke ranks with the standard "news" narative and identified the real problem (along with the failed war-on-some-drugs federal jobs program) -- blacks killing other blacks -- and a breakdown in the family unit leading children into role-model-free amoral behavior:
Growing audacity among city gunmen
The News Journal (Wilmington, DE)
September 20, 2009
Byline: Adam Taylor & Ira Porter
Contact Ira Porter at 324 2890 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Adam Taylor at 324 2787 or email@example.com
These numbers were provided by the Delaware Criminal Justice
Council, a government law enforcement planning and funding group.
The council said it is seeing the same trends developing in 2009
that are revealed in the 2008 numbers, the most recent available.
140: Number of people shot
Sunday: Day of week when most shootings took place
12 to 1 a.m.: Hour when most shootings took place
23.5%: Were 18 21 years old (the largest age group)
53%: Would not cooperate with police to find who shot them
78%: Have criminal histories
65%: Have been arrested at least twice on drug charges
37%: Have been arrested for felony weapons charges
17%: Qualify as "career criminals"
44%: Are suspected to be "actively involved" in drug trade
80%: Whose first arrest came as a juvenile
97%: Minority males
91%: Black males
48%: Were 18 21 years old (the largest age group)
92%: Have criminal histories
57%: Have been arrested at least twice on drug charges
81%: Have been arrested for weapons charges
43%: Qualify as "career criminals"
65%: Are suspected of being "actively involved" in drug trade
89%: Whose first arrest came as a juvenile
92%: Cases where victim and suspect were black
31%: Shooting cases cleared by the Wilmington Police Department
So what do you guys think??