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Jesus Malverde

(10,274 posts)
Sat Dec 28, 2013, 02:05 PM Dec 2013

SFPD: Teen was shot dead by fellow robber

A teenage boy who was shot dead in San Francisco this month was slain not by an enemy but by an accomplice in a street robbery, after a bullet fired at the victim ricocheted off his face, police said Friday.

Officials released the shocking details of the death of 16-year-old Clifton Chatman while announcing the arrest of one of the alleged thieves, who is also 16, on suspicion of murder and attempted robbery.

The victim did not resist and complied with all demands, police said, but the gunman still opened fire. The bullet, though, glanced off the victim's face and struck Chatman, who was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said.

The target of the robbery was hospitalized, but is expected to survive. Investigators are still searching for the other males involved in the crime.

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SFPD: Teen was shot dead by fellow robber (Original Post) Jesus Malverde Dec 2013 OP
Jaysus, talk about irony. Ranchemp. Dec 2013 #1
guns kill people... ileus Dec 2013 #2
Family fun time! Starboard Tack Dec 2013 #4
I doubt they were family... ileus Dec 2013 #5
Sounds like great fun. Starboard Tack Dec 2013 #6
Message auto-removed Name removed Dec 2013 #7
Hyper-Punk. "Victim did not resist...complied with demands" Eleanors38 Dec 2013 #3
Thank goodness most criminals are idiots Dash87 Jan 2014 #8


(1,991 posts)
1. Jaysus, talk about irony.
Sat Dec 28, 2013, 02:52 PM
Dec 2013

Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.
Sad that another young life is snuffed out by his own stupidity.


(15,396 posts)
5. I doubt they were family...
Tue Dec 31, 2013, 02:41 PM
Dec 2013

We do have a day at the range planned for tomorrow with the neighbors and their kids. We've been trying to get together since Christmas so the kids could try out their new rifles.

Probably have an airsoft war after that. Hopefully we'll not get the real firearms confused with the plastic ones. Had 10 kids behind the house in our field last Thursday, they had a blast.

Starboard Tack

(11,181 posts)
6. Sounds like great fun.
Tue Dec 31, 2013, 03:25 PM
Dec 2013

Nothing like war games with the kids to get in the season spirit. Stay safe Red Rider!

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(18,318 posts)
3. Hyper-Punk. "Victim did not resist...complied with demands"
Tue Dec 31, 2013, 10:46 AM
Dec 2013

Why one should never trust thugs in search of streetcred.

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