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8-10 Somali Teens Attack Bystanders At East Bank rail statio

Postby jdege on Thu May 23, 2019 4:09 pm

https://www.redstate.com/elizabeth-vaughn/2019/05/21/8-10-somali-teens-armed-hammers-attack-bystanders-east-bank-rail-station-mn-media-oddly-quiet/
8-10 Somali Teens Armed With Hammers Attack Bystanders At East Bank Rail Station In MN; Media Oddly Quiet

Have you heard anything about this?

Alpha News MN has reported that a group of 8-10 Somali teens attacked travelers at the East Bank Light Rail Station in Minneapolis on Friday night. There were several injuries reported. (Here is the Minneapolis Police Department dispatch audio.)

This station stop is located next to the University of Minnesota campus.
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Postby BigDog58 on Thu May 23, 2019 4:40 pm

I saw the news (KSTP) talk about it the day after it happened, then TOTAL Silence
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Postby Grayskies on Thu May 23, 2019 7:28 pm

Not surprised. This seems to happen a lot in the EU, it was just a matter of time.
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Postby Holland&Holland on Thu May 23, 2019 8:59 pm

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Re: 8-10 Somali Teens Attack Bystanders At East Bank rail statio

Postby jdege on Sun May 26, 2019 12:13 pm

Snopes said it really didn't happen.

Or, more precisely, it was a group of Somali teens, and they were armed with metal pipes, and they were attacking individuals at the LRT stop, but it wasn't a mob of Somali teens attacking commuters at a LRT stop.

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/somali-teens-hammers/
Did a ‘Mob of Somali Teens’ Attack Minneapolis Commuters with Hammers in Racially Motivated Assault?
A cluster of right-leaning websites jumped into action based on preliminary details about a May 2019 incident. But what actually happened?

What's True
On 17 May 2019, University of Minnesota police officers cited two juveniles of Somali heritage for misdemeanors associated with brandishing pipes at a train station in the city.

What's False
According to University of Minnesota police, the incident did not involve a physical attack, did not cause any injuries, and was not racially motivated.
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Postby Grayskies on Sun May 26, 2019 1:11 pm

Snopes is far Left leaning.
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Postby Rip Van Winkle on Sun May 26, 2019 2:30 pm

How exactly does Snopes (or any other similar site) "verify" news stories?
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Postby Ghost on Sun May 26, 2019 4:55 pm

Rip Van Winkle wrote:How exactly does Snopes (or any other similar site) "verify" news stories?

Fake news verification. Find a story that fits your desired outcome and run with it.
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Postby Lumpy on Sun May 26, 2019 6:49 pm

Rip Van Winkle wrote:How exactly does Snopes (or any other similar site) "verify" news stories?
I would presume by obtaining the original police report of the incident.
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Postby jdege on Sun May 26, 2019 9:53 pm

Lumpy wrote:
Rip Van Winkle wrote:How exactly does Snopes (or any other similar site) "verify" news stories?
I would presume by obtaining the original police report of the incident.

And disavowing any reports that ddisagree with your desired conclusion.

The MPD reports didn't mention injuries - this does not mean that there were no injuries.
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Postby Holland&Holland on Sun May 26, 2019 9:56 pm

jdege wrote:Snopes said it really didn't happen.

Or, more precisely, it was a group of Somali teens, and they were armed with metal pipes, and they were attacking individuals at the LRT stop, but it wasn't a mob of Somali teens attacking commuters at a LRT stop.

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/somali-teens-hammers/
Did a ‘Mob of Somali Teens’ Attack Minneapolis Commuters with Hammers in Racially Motivated Assault?
A cluster of right-leaning websites jumped into action based on preliminary details about a May 2019 incident. But what actually happened?

What's True
On 17 May 2019, University of Minnesota police officers cited two juveniles of Somali heritage for misdemeanors associated with brandishing pipes at a train station in the city.

What's False
According to University of Minnesota police, the incident did not involve a physical attack, did not cause any injuries, and was not racially motivated.


So teens threatening people with pipes is ok now?
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Postby andrewP on Sun May 26, 2019 11:26 pm

Holland&Holland wrote:So teens threatening people with pipes is ok now?


Why would it not be? ;) :roll:
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Postby westhope on Mon May 27, 2019 5:32 am

I heard they were "Peace Pipes".
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Postby Rip Van Winkle on Mon May 27, 2019 6:20 am

westhope wrote:I heard they were "Peace Pipes".

Couldn't be.

That would be cultural appropriation. :roll:
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