18th Homicide in Cincinnati: Poor Name Choices to Blame

Maybe a midnight basketball league might help.  Or I know, the yuts centers could be open 24/7.  How about a community outreach program by the police?

Or just maybe, “THE COMMUNITY” might want to pursue middle class values instead of activity promoting and living the thug life.

If parents name their child Miniko or Donyell, or Jashawn, they are predestined to live on the fringes of successful society forever.

Cincinnati police said the victim was Jashawn Martin, 14. Officers initially said he was 19 years old, but later corrected their information about the victim’s age.

Homicide detectives arrested two half-brothers late Friday night. They said Donyell Walker, 18, and Miniko Hicks, 20, had been charged with murder.

Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell said three other men were wounded but were expected to be OK.  Read more….

Oh, in case you think I’m being racist, these fine young men with names that beckoned them to be criminals instead of scientists, were well on their way to being full blown scum before they took a life.  From the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office:

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