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The Jacksonville Police Department is investigating a Sunday night shooting at another driver.

Jacksonville Police say the incident occurred after 9:30 p.m. Sunday, in the area of Huff Drive and Suffolk Circle. Kenyatta Almalik, the victim, was driving on Huff Drive when a silver four-door sedan, possibly a Toyota, began tailgating him. Almalik slowed down and, when the car started to pass, sped back up again, according to officials.

Kenyatta Almalik

The vehicle attempted to pass a second time and was only identified as a black male with a slim build, then began firing at Almalik.
Amalik and his vehicle were hit several times. He drove himself to Onslow Memorial Hospital for medical attention. His injuries were non-life threatening and he remains in fair condition at the hospital.
Detectives ask that anyone who has information about the suspect or vehicle, as well as anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the shooting, contact JPD Detective Roy Dorn at (910) 938-6418 or rdorn@jacksonvillenc.gov. Informants can also call Crime Stoppers at (910) 938-3273.

Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards of up to $2,500 for information that is determined to be of value or assistance to law enforcement. Callers to Crime Stoppers may remain anonymous and never have to reveal their identity. Information can also be anonymously texted via Text-A-Tip by typing TIP4CSJAX and your message to 274637 (CRIMES). Please refer to Case 18-01393.

 

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Onslow County Schools under-fire by NAACP after refusing to address racial slurs at Richlands High School

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Onslow County Schools are refusing to take action against a racial slur, which now has the NAACP involved.

Pender High School boys basketball team was visiting Richlands Monday, Feb. 12. when they discovered a racial slur painted in the visiting team’s locker room. A hopeful investigation is underway at Richlands High School into the racial slur being painted in the locker room. Onslow County Schools have yet to release a statement to the public regarding the racial slur, despite this incident being the third racial incident at Richlands High School.

Pender High School basketball coach Craig Wilson took to social media to express his concerns and frustration about the incident.

Wilson’s previous post read:

Million things going through my mind right now. We lost out tonight in conference tournament. I can live with that. We didn’t play well. But here’s what I can’t live with. On Saturday we played at Richlands high school. One of our kids on jv got into a fight on the court because a kid from Richlands called him a nigger and all hell broke loose. Tonight we get to the gym and they have us in the same locker room that we were in on Saturday. Written on the locker plain as day is NIGGER… I get the AD and he simply says let me get something and clean it off. Sorry, I didn’t know it was there. We also learn that this same high school got into a fight with our varsity football team for calling one of our players, yep you guessed it, a nigger… this is three racial slurs involving the same school.

Reverend Dante Murphy, President of The Pender County NAACP branch, said ” It is my sincere hope that the NCHSAA, the involved school systems, and other entities involved divert from the strong indicators of minimizing and covering up this issue and work transparently with the public.”

Murphy said in a Facebook post, that the Pender County NAACP  “initiated a formal request to the NCHSAA that school officials at Richlands High School be investigated for the unacknowledged acts of racial hatred involving Richlands High School during sporting events. We are asking local NAACP branches, elected officials, and citizens across this state to join us in resolving these acts of evils.”

This recent incident makes the third time a racial slur has been used or published during Richlands High School sporting events, that Onslow County Schools and Richlands High School has refused to respond to the pattern of behavior.

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Calls for gun control grow louder after Florida shooting

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PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) – Pressure is growing for tougher gun-control laws after a Florida high school shooting that killed 17 people.

Thousands of angry protesters in Fort Lauderdale and St. Petersburg gathered Saturday to demand immediate action by legislators. More demonstrations are planned across the country in the weeks ahead.

Organizers are calling for a 17-minute walkout by teachers and students on March 14. The Network for Public Education announced a day of walkouts, sit-ins and other events on school campuses on April 20. The date is the anniversary of the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado that left 12 students and one teacher dead.

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Quick Facebook post report gets teen mental help, not arrest

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ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say they were able to get mental help for a student who threatened to bring a BB gun to a high school so a police officer would kill him.

Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Detective E. W. Muse Jr. says the teen posted on Facebook earlier this month he wanted the officer at SouthWest Edgecombe High School to kill him.

Muse says the teen said he didn’t want to hurt students or teachers, so he was ordered to a hospital to get mental treatment and suspended from school for the rest of the year.

Muse told the Rocky Mount Telegram that the incident shows why it is so important for students and others to report any threats or strange behavior.

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Information from: Rocky Mount Telegram, http://www.rockymounttelegram.com

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