Originally written August 20, 2013 on Rumors and Rants:
In an act of inconceivably sociopathic violence, a Division II college baseball player in Oklahoma was gunned down by a trio of teenagers in a drive-by shooting. The confessed motive? Boredom, which led to a desire to randomly shoot the first person they could find. (Do they not have f*cking Netflix or video games or bowling alleys or board games or firecrackers or bongs in f*cking Oklahoma or something? For f*ck’s f*cking sake). The victim was 23-year-old Christopher Lane, a catcher for the East Central University baseball team. Lane was out for a jog in his girlfriend’s hometown of Duncan when the trio of miserable little ***** — ages 15, 16 and 17 — decided to shoot him in cold blood without even knowing who he was. The loss is unquestionably devastating for Lane’s teammates and his family. Lane was a native of Melbourne, Australia who came to the United States to play college baseball. To hear about your son’s loss from half a world away must be the most wrenching emotion a hum...
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