Sunday, August 19, 2007

Sunday from the Porch

NOMB believes in the continuity of its reportage.
"It seems kinda fucked," someone tells us,"To be keeping track like this."
"It's a chronology," we might say,"It's meant to build in a direction."

Off Claiborne:
A 15-year-old boy who was shot in the chest Friday night while walking in Central City has been upgraded to stable condition, New Orleans police said Saturday.

Across the Lake:
A 16-year-old girl was shot in the back several times and dumped in a ditch Saturday in Fluker, a rural Tangipahoa Parish town, and the bound body of a man was found Saturday morning in his burned home near Hammond, authorities said.

Round the Corner:
Police on Friday arrested a suspect in the early morning shooting of a New Orleans man in the Faubourg St. John neighborhood. When police arrived at North Salcedo Street just after midnight, they found an 18-year-old suffering from several gunshot wounds. Emergency medical technicians said he was dead at the scene.

NOMB has some dogmatic takes on death. Our editors do, however, believe in its subjectivity.
Read back far enough, and you might see our position. More a comment on the city's attitudes as reflected in mainstream reportage, maybe? Not personal belief systems or anything so bigtime.


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