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Saturday, 19 December 2015

High School football player killed shielding girls from gunfire

A high school football player was killed as he shielded three girls from gunfire as several men went on a shooting spree in Tennessee, police said Friday.
The shootings that killed Zaevion Dobson, 15, began Thursday night, said Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch. The first person shot was Lisa Perry, 46, who was inside her apartment at the time.She is expected to survive.

Rausch said Perry's 23-year-old son, Brandon Perry, and several other men then drove to the neighborhood where Dobson lived and "randomly fired multiple times."

The girls shielded by Dobson were not hurt, he said.

Brandon Perry was later found to have been shot after he crashed a car into another apartment. He died from his injuries on Friday morning. Two other men who fled from the crash were arrested, though one was later released after being questioned.
"These cowardly and senseless acts of violence must stop," Rausch said. "We should be preparing to celebrate the Christmas holiday, but now we have two men who are dead."
Rausch said investigators think the shootings are gang-related, but he said there didn't appear to be a motive to target Dobson.
"Unfortunately, they picked a random group of young men and women who were just hanging out and trying to prepare to celebrate the holiday," he said.
Dobson's brother Zach told WBIR-TV that he was among the group sitting on a porch when they saw the men walking up to them.
"Why would you shoot at random bystanders for nothing? We were just sitting there chilling," Dobson said. "Zae, he was an awesome kid, awesome brother. Just know that I miss him. I miss my brother."
Dobson was a sophomore at Fulton High School in northern Knoxville. The school brought in counselors to speak to students taking makeup tests Friday morning.
"He was really one of our success stories," said Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero. "Involved in sports, a mentee of one of our organizations in town. But still he falls victim to this."
"He was really one of our success stories,'' said Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero. "Involved in sports, a mentee of one of our organizations in town. But still he falls victim to this.''
Rob Black, the coach of the Fulton football team, called Dobson a "fine, fine young man."
"Only a sophomore, but a very contagious young man who was very liked by his peers and his teachers," Black said. "Going to be a tough time as we leave from here and go meet with our football players."


Source: AP

84 comments:

AbokiDaWarriBoy said...

May the soul of the dead rest in peace.

charles obaze said...

Hero
Rip

Davido's driver said...

He died in hero. RIP

Anonymous said...

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oghafua joshua said...

So sad. End of career......jst Me

@lwkmd_naija - follow on instagram/twitter said...

END TIME THINGS

chioma jacinta said...

RIP

Olivia Ngene said...

Eiyaaaa. RIP dear













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Linda NwaGod said...

Oh dear!
What a mess
He wil sure RIP
Died trying 2 protect odas 2 liv
What a heart
Sad story tho!




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-D great Anonymous said...

What a hero.
~D great anonymous!

ibife lilly-west said...

Rip

TOMJERRySWIT said...

EHYA, RIP TO HIM。。。ToMJERRYSWIT

Ndubisi Tochukwu said...

He will be remember as a hero. RIP kid

benneth Enwerem said...

Hero For life....GOD bless your Soul....#sips.....

NewsfromNigeria Naija said...

Too bad, such a handsome boy, RIP

BONARIO NNAGS said...

Awww! He died a hero, may his soul rest in peace.


~BONARIO~says so via NOKIA LUMIA

white Berry said...

Oh what a sad way to died, trying to protect others. Rip man. I see u in heaven already

Bonita Bislam said...

What do u expect when every Tom,Dick and Harry can comfortably own a gun ? They really need to review that their law.RIP to the young hero

AMIJEZ said...

What a pity.

cray ice said...

May God protect us from this evil men Amen.

Peror World said...

RIP but what's ur gain now?

vector said...

Awwwww...adorable but yur dead and d girls went home for a nice banging...I would only shield a kid cox I know dey are helpless..nt bunch of bangers

Maxwell Akalonu said...

He died being a hero.. May his death not be forgotten too soon

Darrel tom said...

Rip thou.




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Darrel tom said...

Rip thou.




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Lawrence Chukwuma said...

nah wah o.end time death

Lawrence Chukwuma said...

nah wah o.end time death

Wise Cheta said...

Chiee.....RIP fyn boi


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Cute G said...

The world has got no good news.These are the last days
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slim styles said...

rip hez a hero tho

Emmy Blu Modesto said...

Rule number 1 of life... Don't be Hero

ella john said...

He died a hero

Juliet Iwuno said...

Eeeeeeeeyah! Very brave of him. May his soul rest in peace. Linda take note!

Dprecious said...

uhmmmm.... what a life? will i call this love? or he's destined to die in sheilding a girl? may his soul rest in peace.

mikkyjanec said...

Thank you. You are my hero. Is high time they stop that arm carrying bill. Is becoming too much

becky said...

Young, fine, smart and brave, Rip!

igwe Adaobi said...

Sad.
No power will stop me from celebrating my christmas o!

dan delima said...

i admire ur courage bro, rest in peace dude

lily sammie said...

Oh God, may his soul rest in peace

Ucheagwu Sylvester said...

Why are guns so easy to get these days?...



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aproko manager said...

End time super hero,eyahhhhh...9ja boy nor go fit do dis

debbie damsel said...

So sad kai may his young soul RIP hmm!!!

Eze Tony said...

So heroic

zinyet fanda said...

That's heroic of him

ROYAL PRIESTHOOD said...

Oh!

Precious Lord grant his family members d fortitude to bear dis loss.

RIP to him!

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RareSpecie Z said...

Sad.
RIP Hero.

NaijaDeltaBabe said...

Dis is wat dey calling taking a bullet through one's brain for love. Story!

ezinne ahanihu said...

Oh,what a loss,may his soul rest in peace.

mary nwanmo said...

A true hero

edDREAMZ said...

a.k.a EDWIN CHINEDU AZUBUKO said...
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May his soul RIP....
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***CURRENTLY IN JUPITER***

Trish Jenny said...

Rest in peace

Anonymous Personified said...

Too bad.
He died a hero.
RIP to him.

Nkechi Ogbodo said...

Hmmmm
Lord have mercy

Anonymous said...

What a stupid boy.

As a male, he was constantly brainwashed by the media and feminists to feel his life is worth less that of a female.

The main stream media will tag him a hero and other impressionable males will feel giving their lives up for a female is noble.

He clearly had a poor sense on self esteem to do such.

Anonymous said...

Rip










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Eddy 2cute said...

The guy was forming superman abi? Shielding girls? Now that he is dead arint those girls he gave his life for, going to marry other men and enjoy their lives?

princess kehinde said...

Rip dear

HOT said...

But the killers are not on the main news because they are not Muslims so therefore they are not Terrorists.

joyce smith said...

Rip dude



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joshua james said...

May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace

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Omoefe Owen said...

He died a hero....wat a pity!!!....may he rest in peace

joshua james said...

May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace

..JOSHSAYSO..LIB..FAN

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Slim innocent said...

Why all dis killing of people dis December, lord save my soul, Rip

ary said...

What a tragic hero.

constance said...

Omg RIP dear

olalekan apata said...

a tragedy what a lost of soul for covering and got hit may his soul rest in Peace

Ogenah Boris said...

So bad,the violence in this world is just getting too much. The young guy is really a hero.

Tosin Ajibola said...

RIP for the girls.... End time

okechukwu nnoduechi said...

CHAII RIP BRO. GOD KNOWS BEST








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orobosa orstin said...

wot a handsome lad! looked so promising.. R. I. P

GREAtson Vieriche CJ said...

The world's gone gaga! Many among us are not humans anymore and just like the devil their master are only walking Upandan to and fro seeking whom to drag down with them! May his soul rest in peace and may his killers never find peace even in the grave.

zahra buhari said...

Hmmmmm,RIP
#my father will provide#

etochi21 said...

RIP young one....all these shootings must stop.

timileyin blessing said...

So sad shooting and killing is more rampant than ever what is happening my his caring soul rest in perfect peace, Been long you saw me. TIMILEYIN BLESSING

christie benjamin said...

Rest in peace to his soul.

Freda Odigie said...

May his soul rest in perfect peace.

dami llionaire said...

So sad! May his soul rest in peace....

Anonymous said...

Hero my foot!!!

One year later...

Guy is 6feet underground...

Babe receiving 6inches rod...

Who lose??
Better wise up...

RareSpecie Z said...

Mumu.
That ish ain't about Gender u Dumb Fuck.

Anonymous said...

Enter your comment...RIP

Anonymous said...

Thank you. My thought exactly

Anonymous said...

Those that killed were not tagged terriosts because they are not Muslims? Always be fair in your comments.if they were Muslims most of you would have commented all sorts. May God forgive u all.

chizoba Okey said...

Exactly my point.. and they even released one of the guys involved... Americans are just useless..

Ade Olasengbe said...

Hero, may his soul rest in peace

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