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IN DALLAS TX:  A recent double murder a couple of miles away from where I live, recently left 5 black children, including a newborn without parents, because the Asian man didn't like their dog poop-cleaning habits on the patio above his in an apartment complex. He killed the woman on her balcony where she was cleaning off the porch by washing it off the balcony. Not sure on the details of that, but the accused says they let it drip all over his porch, and for that, he killed her and her husband.  

The police affidavit said Mr. Kim brought the gun from his apartment, killed the woman and then killed the man. This is in total opposition to the elderly Asian man's jailhouse interview. (I noted that CBSDFW, didn't include the police statement within the story or provide a very convenient link to it.)
First, I'd like to say that it seems rather distasteful on CBSDFW's part to label this tragic double homicide this way. Their headline actually reads: Neighbor Accused Of Dog Poop Double Murder Claims Self Defense. Poorly written to say the least.

But then you watch the ridiculous video of CBS interviewing the accused murderer in jail, and it's so obviously a fabrication of a 75-year old demented elderly man, it's sad and disheartening that his defense attorney would let this happen at all. The alleged shooter, Mr. Chung Kim, in limited English, claims his martial arts skills took the gun away from the husband and father of 5 children, one just born a few weeks ago, and shot him. He has no explanation or memory of how the mother was shot on her patio above his apartment.

The police reports state that is not what happened.

And then the comments begin. I'm thinking, "These commenters are potentials for the jury pool". And it makes me sad. I copied some of them here below the fold, but it surprises me that for over 3 days now CBSDFW has allowed some of these commenters' posts to stay and continue to post their vile opinions to this story...

Diana Wilson • 4 days ago
5 kids, a dog and 2 adults in a 2 bedroom apartment?? WTH?? This guy was trying to live peacefully and had to put up with all that and then some? I wouldn't have murdered anyone but I damn sure would've been calling local authorities for code violations to get back my peace and quiet.

Babydoll 70 to Diana Wilson • 4 days ago
Diana, that's not a code violation. You have can 2 persons per bedroom area. So if they had a 3 bedroom apt or even a 2 bedroom apt with a sunroom area, they are well within the code. This whole situation still is unfortunate as you can't pick your neighbors.

James Deangelis to Babydoll 70 • 4 days ago
Section 92.010 of the Texas Property Code, the maximum number of people allowed to live in an apartment is three per bedroom.
3 persons per bedroom x 2 bedroom apartment equals 6 people. They had a total of 7 people. That is still a code violation.

OZ31 to James Deangelis • 3 days ago
The 7th person was a newborn born in December 2012. So they were not in violation. Also, neighbors told police that the family was planning on moving soon.

Dooly Sato to OZ31 • 3 days ago
are you the couple's relative or friend? why are you trying to defend those couple? they broke the code violations, but the most important argument to his case is that they were DUMPING dog waste unto Kim's patio. they were violating health code and annoying Kim left and right. i don't believe they should be killed for such behavior, but i'd have snapped too and might have done something i'd regret for the rest of my life. Kim still is a hero on behalf of annoyed neighbors who've to deal such people like those ghetto-like couple.

OZ31 to Dooly Sato • 3 days ago
You are basing your opinion from one side. I researched the case because I like playing detective. There are accounts from other residents that Mr. Kim had terrorized others in the community and was known to carry a gun. Mr. Kim also lost his CHL license and handgun in 2007 after he had a confrontation with an Apartment Manager in the office. He was admitted to a Mental Hospital following this incident.
Being annoyed is relative but like I said I know my limitations and I would not let someone I thought was beneath my standards control my life and my behavior.

Nate_Higgers187 to OZ31 • 3 days ago
Nope. The man is a certified hero. Anyone who takes any of these worthless, filthy ni66ers off the streets for good is a bonafide hero, no questions.

 Nate_Higgers187 to Diana Wilson • 3 days ago
The ones upstairs were ni66ers, so overall, it was actually better for him to just shoot them and rid ourselves of the parasites.

I'm guessing Nate_Higgers187 and Dooly Sato belong to the same Klan group.

AND Dooly Sato goes on to bemoan the couples "ghetto behavior" in multiple posts after this - presumably for having too many children, being black AND having a dog

Originally posted to Havoth's Thoughts on Sun Feb 10, 2013 at 06:03 PM PST.

Also republished by Shut Down the NRA.

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  •  I noted this on the day it happened (8+ / 0-)

    The first reports stated that the family was sweeping the poop on the downstairs porch and that Mr Kim shot the mother from below through the floor of her deck with no warning.  
    The reports said that he then went upstairs to find the father trying to flee and shot him down, including at least one coup de grace shot,  All the children were away except for the baby who was not harmed.

    More details are coming in but so far, it appears the gun may have been either a straw man purchase or an illegal purchase.  I find the comments you posted to be completely astounding as to how insensitive people can be or the ones who think a possible code violation is a capital offense.  I am surprised that none of these folks expressed sorrow that the baby had escaped because one day he might grow up and....... (fill in with your fave outrage)      

    •  I know it's stange - right? To expect anyone (1+ / 0-)
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      entlord

      to care for the baby that went unharmed-by grace alone, I think...Or the 4 other children up to age 10, that were left without parents. I cannot fathom some of the remarks I've heard in the past week, even from my black neighbors, but my neighbors of other colors were far far worse. Unspeakable almost.  

  •  and these...disgust me!!!!! (0+ / 0-)

    mk • 6 days ago
    Precious. Pit bull. 5 children. Boyfriend. And sometimes I wonder why the world is going to he** in a handbasket.

        grepinbee to mk • 6 days ago
        Probably five different fathers -- prejudice, I know, but also highly likely.

            zonable to grepinbee • 5 days ago
            Nothing prejudicial about it. The new normal. Immoral, unemployed, and leeching off the rest of us.
    --------------------------
    What the fuck is WRONG with people? Do they not know they live in glass houses??? How do they assume to know all their is to know about a person based on the number of children or pets they have. And PS, not one story on CBSDFW ever says the couple who died was black, just that they have a pitbull....I want off this planet now!

    •  Never, ever (2+ / 0-)
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      Bob Duck, Havoth

      read comments on Yahoo News or local news websites.

      You will quickly lose all faith in humanity.

      I only manage to stay positive by convincing myself that there has to be a lot of selection-bias regarding the type of people who feel compelled to post at those locations.

  •  while we all may live in glass houses (0+ / 1-)
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    not everyone is so unfortunate as to live underneath  someone who hose their dog shit down onto our balcony, weber grill and lounge chair.

    That is some trifling ass behavior.  I'm glad I don't have to live in conditions like that.  I wouldn't shoot anyone over it...but I wonder what would have happened to Mr Kim if he had gone upstairs, rapped on the door and took issue with the couple's slovenly and disrespectful behavior?  

    Maybe their pitbull would have licked him in the face.

    This world can be a sucky place.  Especially if you live in the downstairs apartment.

    Oregon: Sure...it's cold. But it's a damp cold.

    by Keith930 on Sun Feb 10, 2013 at 07:27:27 PM PST

    •  In most complexes of this type (1+ / 0-)
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      managment can take care of the problem by citing that the poop is a health hazard and the municipality can fine the owners.  The protocol is: 1. mgmt writes certified letter to occupants, citing violation, remedy and penalty if the infraction continues  2. contacting animal control so the municipality can also write a citation.  

      Usually, the owners dispose of the poo properly as they don't like to be fined.

      Sad, sad story.  

    •  Mr. Kim apparently threatened a lot of people (0+ / 0-)

      with a gun. Had to have his CHL license taken. No one really knows if ANY part of his story is the least bit TRUE, other than they had a dog. And 5 kids. And he killed them. The story is he had confronted them. But is it POSSIBLE that since the old fucker was already demented and armed, that his whole story about dog poo is complete shyte?

  •  Bob Costas /Jason Whitlock said it a few weeks ago (5+ / 0-)
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    Havoth, Oh Mary Oh, GwenM, efrenzy, wenchacha

    "Our current gun culture, ensures that more and more domestic disputes will end in the ultimate tragedy and that more convenience-store confrontations over loud music coming from a car will leave more teenage boys bloodied and dead."

    "Handguns do not enhance our safety. They exacerbate our flaws, tempt us to escalate arguments, and bait us into embracing confrontation rather than avoiding it"

    http://www.youtube.com/...

    •  Abso-efing-lutely Agree... (1+ / 0-)
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      wenchacha

      ...Also disturbing is the sheer number of murder-suicides lately, between husbands and wives. Regular arguments getting WAY outta hand now. "Grumpy Old Men" would now be Grumpy Old serial killers"....

    •  The lives of others (1+ / 0-)
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      are of little concern to a great many people. A gun can make so many problems disappear. And peanut galleries everywhere will agree that the couple "had it coming," for whatever infraction (real or imagined) that they committed.

      How connected are we to our own lives? Parents are expected to pop out that baby and get back to their work station, pronto. Lose a spouse or a child or a family member, how long can you take leave from your job? Just hose off the blood, and get back to work. Everyone can be replaced.

      Maybe it's always been this way and I'm just beginning to notice.

  •  My mother has had several upstairs neighbors, (0+ / 0-)

    in the 14 years that she's lived in her apartment, let their dogs poop, pee, etc on the deck above. Never once has she even considered shooting them. What a strange world we're living in these days.

    "Mitt Romney looks like the CEO who fires you, then goes to the Country Club and laughs about it with his friends." ~ Thomas Roberts MSNBC

    by second gen on Sun Feb 10, 2013 at 09:27:24 PM PST

    •  I live in a condo too... (1+ / 0-)
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      And my neighbor upstairs was a elderly lady that lost her mind one day and tore out plumbing, flooded my apartment.
      Then she unhooked the drain hose form her washer and washed 15 loads of clothes with all those spin cycle dumping water into our unit's pantry. Then she ran water in the master bathtub for 5 days until both our and the unit below me was flooded. I couldn't raise the property mgr to go see if she was dead. But I NEVER considered killing anyone. For anything so petty and fixable. And washable. Into all lives a little shit must fall, but it's biodegradable and washable. lol.

  •  BTK Killer and "Code violators" (1+ / 0-)
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    wenchacha

    I'm not shocked that black-hearted conservatives think people who may or may not have violated local health codes for overcrowding somehow deserve to be murdered. My immediate thought was how the BTK killer in Wichita, KS used to work as a code enforcement officer and use his little Napoleon complex by exercising arbitrary powers over people.

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