What Matters Again?
- A 21-year-old man was ordered held without bail in the killing of a man who prosecutors say he arranged to meet and then shot as he begged for his life in a Ravenswood alley Sunday evening.
Cook County Judge Adam Bourgeois, Jr. in a hearing Friday ordered Amin Smith, 21 held on no bail in the Sunday shooting of Dushanti Hassell, 21, telling Smith,“You are dangerous, sir.”
Just a little.
- After Smith and Hassell meet in the Dunkin’ Donuts parking lot, the friend agreed to drive the two to another place, and Smith and Hassell got into the back seat of the Jeep, prosecutors said. Smith told his friend where to drive, and they went to the alley between Winnemac and Argyle Avenue just west of Leavitt Street, arriving just before 6:35 p.m. Sunday, prosecutors said.
Hassell and Smith got out of the Jeep and walked to a “T” intersection in the alley, then went around the corner of a garage, prosecutors said. The friend got out of the Jeep to urinate, and while he was urinating about 10 to 15 feet from them, heard them start to fight, then saw them struggling over a gun.
Hassell ended up on the ground and Smith got control of the gun, prosecutors said.
Hassell begged “please, please,” as Smith pointed the gun at Hassell’s head, and the friend started to run to the Jeep, then heard one gunshot, prosecutors said. Smith then ran to the Jeep, got in and wiped himself and the gun with a towel as he frantically looked for his phone.
Somehow, this is all the fault of the police, society, gun owners, drug runners, and probably George Bush.
You know it is.
You know it is.