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Clown World in ‘Killadelphia’: DA Krasner Blames NRA for South Street Massacre

Posted on | June 5, 2022 | 1 Comment

Three people were killed and 11 wounded when a shootout erupted in Philadelphia’s South Street entertainment district Saturday night:

Officers patrolling the South Street area heard gunfire shortly before midnight and observed “several active shooters shooting into the crowd,” [Police Inspector D.F.] Pace said.
One officer was “within about 10 to 15 yards” of one of the shooters and fired at the suspect, Pace said. “We’re uncertain whether he was struck or not, but the officer was able to get that individual to drop his gun and flee.”
Two handguns were recovered at the scene, including one with an extended magazine, Pace said. But as of early Sunday, no arrests had been made.

Suspects are at large, but the media will provide no description of the suspects. Did you know the incident was captured on video?

Around 11:30 p.m., three men got into a fight on the 200 block of South Street. Video shows the encounter began as a fistfight, with one man exchanging words with two others, one of whom appears to draw a handgun.
People nearby began to panic. “They about to shoot!” a woman said in the video.
After a short brawl, a volley of gunshots rang out. Vanore said two of the three men in the fight fired at each other. One of them — the man who first drew a handgun — was killed, Vanore said. The other was hospitalized in critical condition.
But the shots in the packed nightlife district sparked chaos. Within seconds, police said, several other people began shooting into crowds gathered outside.
One shooter was a man on the 200 block of South Street, near an intersection with American Street. Police said he fired westbound on South Street. A responding officer, who has not been identified, returned fire, and Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said the officer likely struck him. The man dropped his gun and an extended magazine and ran away. He has not been apprehended.
At least two other guns were fired amid the mayhem, Vanore said, but police have not yet identified the suspected shooters. . . .
Police believe nearly all of the victims were bystanders.

Watch the videos:

Yeah, these guys don’t look like Trump voters to me, but the reaction from Democratic officials in “Killadelphia” was classic:

“The surge in gun violence that we’ve seen across the nation — and here in Philadelphia — makes me not just heartbroken, but angry,” Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said Sunday.
“Once again, we see lives senselessly lost and those injured in yet another horrendous, brazen and despicable act of gun violence.” . . .
The mayor said he’s fed up with senseless gun violence and called for stronger laws to help prevent violent people from getting guns.
“We cannot accept continued violence as a way of life in our country. Until we address the availability and ease of access to firearms, we will always be fighting an uphill battle,” said Kenney.
“I will continue to fight to protect our communities and urge others to advocate for stronger laws that keep guns out of the hands of violent individuals.” . . .
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner called for boycotting National Rifle Association donations and lobbyists.
After the “terrible crimes last night on South Street tell our Pennsylvania legislators it’s time for real action,” Krasner tweeted Sunday.
“Boycott NRA lobbyists, boycott NRA donations, and bring real common sense gun regulation to Pennsylvania. Now.”

Guess how much “senseless gun violence” there was in my neighborhood this weekend? Zero, despite the fact that gun ownership in this vicinity is a lot higher than it is in Philadelphia, which has strict gun control laws.

This is directly related to why the media won’t describe the shooters in this incident, even though these dangerous suspects are still at large. As for Krasner’s comment about the need “for real action” and “common sense gun regulation,” his office is on the record as being against prosecuting cases of illegal gun possession. After shootings increased in 2020, the Philadelphia city council authorized “the Committee on Public Safety and the Special Committee on Gun Violence Prevention” to investigate and prepare a report, which was ultimately issued in January 2022. In that report, the District Attorney’s office said that it was unfair to enforce the city’s gun control laws:

The Police Department . . . noted that the District Attorney’s Office has increasingly failed to win convictions for illegal gun possession, a crime police say must be addressed to curb gunfire in the city.
But prosecutors said there was “little research supporting the approach.” And they noted that one category of gun possession — carrying without a license — was a felony in Philadelphia but a misdemeanor in the rest of the state. They called that legislative decision “inequitable and obviously racist” and said they believe the Police Department’s focus on arresting people for that crime “is having no effect on the gun violence crisis.”
“We do not believe that arresting people and convicting them for illegal gun possession is a viable strategy to reduce shootings,” the DA’s Office wrote.

Incredible! The city, which is plagued by violence, makes it a felony to carry a firearm without a license, but the DA says it’s “obviously racist” to enforce this law, because it’s only a misdemeanor in the rest of the state. So instead you let armed criminals go free and then you’re shocked — shocked! — that they routinely shoot each other in the streets? And then you’re going to blame the NRA for this situation? Like the NRA is to blame for these gun-toting thugs you turned loose?



One Response to “Clown World in ‘Killadelphia’: DA Krasner Blames NRA for South Street Massacre”

  1. Philly DA Larry Krasner blames NRA because will not do his damn job - The DaleyGator
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