Sunday, February 10, 2008


It was a violent Friday all across the state of LA, and the country, as we saw school shootings and shooting in government buildings. Politically, things are heating up enough down here for Obama to make a visit and a speech. The tenements that everyone seemed so concerned to save are being prepped for demolition. And the NBA Allstar game will bring another wave of national media attention our way. A wave that many originazations are chomping at the bit to take advantage of.

Still though, all this movement, no change. Murder keeps the status quo.

Two young men were wounded, one fatally, Friday evening in a shoot-out behind a Central City snowball stand. Brian Miller, 19, who later died, and the other man, were shot about 5:20 p.m. in a small lot behind a one-room snowball stand painted in a camouflage pattern in the 2300 block of Washington Avenue, near Lasalle Street.

And for those of you who like to sneek into the projects to do your underground stencil art, NOMB gives you the following:

A New Orleans man was shot Saturday in the mostly vacant B.W. Cooper public housing complex, New Orleans police said. The 21-year-old man, whose name was not released, was shot in the back and leg at about 6 p.m. in the 1200 block of South Miro Street, said Shereese Harper, a police spokeswoman.

Remember folk, these neighborhoods just look empty.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for skipping the 9th and leaving my bday sacred - I appreciate it. Let's pretend it was a relaxing day in the murder world too.