like 2 minutes ago i walked to the cleaners right on the corner of my block and walked back home. this took a total of maybe 4 minutes. right as i step up to the front door of my building and am about to put my key in the lock, i hear one loud ass POP!!. i'm thinking to myself "aww shit, here we go again". next thing i know i see this kid run out on to the corner screaming "call an ambulance" (this is across the street and four buldings down from me), he yelled that like five times. there were people walking down the street and one person right on the corner fixing his car and they all seemed to just be ignoring this guys cry for help.
so i jet upstairs (i live on the 2nd floor) to call an ambulance but apparently someone had already beat me to it cuz right as i went to the living room i hear sirens blaring. there are also 3 little children in the age group of 7-9 playing and laughing right in front of the building next to mine, complete oblivious to the fact that a minute earlier, probably while they we're zipping up there jackets before they stepped outside, that some one had been shot right arounf the corner from where they stood.
this neighborhood (Uptown/ Wilson and Broadway/ Truman) has gotten a lot better over the years but there are some messed up elements still lurking around here.
all i'm thinking of now is "damn, that could have been me".,
It's time to get the hell out of the hood. [img]graemlins/shudder.gif[/img]
[ November 22, 2003, 01:47 PM: Message edited by: aLie ]