Even local media are now actively censoring the race of murderers, so details on some of these month’s Black-On-White killings are sparse. But apart from the usual toll of police officers (in ironic contrast to the massively celebrated Breonna Taylor police lynchings) and of white women in relationships with black men, home invasions seem to be a growing Thing, as we noted last month. Additionally, anyone involved in any kind of an “altercation” with blacks over even the most trivial thing seems to be taking their lives in their hands in 21st century America.
- Jailene Holton, 21, was killed when disgruntled bar patron fired 15 shots into a Philadelphia bar where she was standing.
Anthony Nelson, 47, was arrested by the US. Marshall’s Service in Atlantic City NJ after interstate flight. He was reportedly angry becaise he had been evicted from the bar. He had no known connection with Holton.
- Jacqueline Mixon, 78, died after being pushed to the ground and run over in an Atlanta, GA hospital parking garage.
69-year-old Gloria Franklin was charged with aggravated assault and voluntary manslaughter, apparently after an altercation.
[Family of woman killed in Piedmont Hospital parking deck speaks out for the first time, By Alex Whittler, fox5atlanta.com, July 13, 2022]
- 28-year-old Trevor Keith Weeks was fatally shot in Lynchburg, VA.
Arrested was Caleb Lamar Spinner, 22. No further details are available.
[Man shot dead in Lynchburg identified, suspect charged, By Eddie Callahan, wdbj7.com, Jul. 12, 2022]
- Matthew Hirsch, 40, was fatally shot in Brea, California at a 7-Eleven store.
Malik Patt, 20, and Jason Payne, 44, were arrested after a deadly crime spree that targeted 7-Eleven stores in four Southern California counties.
[7-Eleven offers \$100,000 reward for info leading to robbery-shooting assailant, By City News Service (CNS), myvalleynews.com, July 13]
- Matthew Rule, 24, was fatally shot in Santa Ana, California at a 7-Eleven store.
This was part of the 7-Eleven crime spree that killed Matthew Hirsch. Rule was robbed and killed in the parking lot.
[Manhunt Continues for Assailant in Southland 7-Eleven Shootings , By Contributing Editor, mynewsla.com, July 12]
- 24-year-old Michael Faison, Jr. was fatally shot in Newport News, VA.
Divine Jackson, 28, was arrested and charged with second-degree homicide. According to court documents, his girlfriend—also black—had engaged Faison in conversation and given him her phone number.
Jackson confronted Faison, who backed away and raised his hands “in a non-threatening manner” but was shot anyway.
[Suspect charged in shooting death of Newport News man, By Dean Mirshahi, wric.com, July 11, 2022 and Court documents: Conversation about tattoos led to deadly shooting outside Newport News 7-Eleven, by Leondra Head, WTKR, July 11, 2022]
- Joshua Wilson, 40, was fatally shot in Myrtle Beach, SC.
35-year-old Quentin Ahmad Jean was arrested.
Both were apparently driving cars, so this may have been a road rage incident [Suspect charged with murder after Myrtle Beach shooting victim dies: Police, By Alexx Altman-Devilbiss, wpde.com, July 11, 2022].
- Louis Cantrell, 39, was fatally shot in Topeka, KS.
Jahiem Brown, 20, was taken into custody. No further details have been reported.
[Police arrest man in east Topeka deadly shooting, By Tiffany Littler, ksnt.com, July 7, 2022]
- Steven Stallons, 31, was fatally shot in Hartsville, SC.
Shaquan Thomas and Eereon Hickman, two black males, were among five arrested.
Also arrested were two white males, Lawrence Previtte and Nathan Wallace, and an unnamed juvenile.
This appears to have been a home invasion:
…Wallace allegedly fired shots into the residence from outside, then held the two victims hostage at gunpoint during an armed robbery and shot one of them in the leg [5 in custody after 1 killed, 1 injured in Darlington County shooting, By WMBF News Staff, wmbfnews.com, July 8, 2022]
- Barbara Baxley, 45, was fatally shot in Lumberton, NC.
Charged with first-degree murder was Jermaine Lee Johnson, 35.
This appears to have been a home invasion:
At the scene, police said officers talked to a woman who told them a man had forced her inside her residence and assaulted her. The woman told police that the man then went into a bedroom and assaulted and shot her mother, 45-year-old Barbara Baxley [Man arrested for shooting, killing woman at Rozier housing complex in Lumberton, police say, By Dennis Bright, wbtw.com, July 3, 2022]
- Jordan Pilbro, 43, was fatally shot in Lacey, WA.
The shooting occurred after the city firewpks show, when two groups of people began arguing. The suspect is described as black and wearing dark clothing [Man fatally shot Sunday night near Lacey park that hosted fireworks has been identified, By Rolf Boone, thenewstribune.com, July 08, 2022]
- Kyle Stoner, 36, was fatally shot in Richmond, VA.
24-year-old Derrick Adjei (both Derrick and Adjei are Ghanaian names) was arrested.
The shooting, which also wounded two people, took place at a restaurant. Adjei crashed his care while attempting to escape.
[Man charged in City Dogs shooting in Richmond, victim identified, By Ivy Tan, wric.com, July 4, 2022]
- Claudia Beatriz Morataya, 46 was fatally shot in Woodbridge, VA.
Morataya may be a white Hispanic.
26-year-old Isaiah Gershon McGriff was charged with second-degree murder.
Morataya is describes as “an acquaintance” of McGriff. The shooting happened after an altercation.
[Suspect charged in connection to Woodbridge shooting that left one woman dead near Jefferson Davis Highway, By Tannock Blair, wric.com, July 3, 2022]
- 18-year-old Isaiah Hall of Roland was fatally shot in Little Rock, AR.
19-year-old Michael Wilson was identified as a suspect.
Very few details have been provided. Police say the killing took place in the parking lot of a store that was closed, after a “disturbance” escalated. Was this A Drug Deal That Went Wrong? [Update: Victim identified, Police searching for suspect in overnight deadly shooting in west Little Rock store parking lot, By Bill Smith, kark.com, July 2, 2022]
- Jeffry C. Foss, 50, was fatally shot in St. Paul, MN.
22-year-old Payton Lee Wood was charged with two counts of second-degree murder.
Mr. Wood doesn’t look very black, but is not only black enough to benefit from Affirmative Action, he is black to claim that one of the men he was shooting at “used a racial slur towards” Wood and his companion. [Charges: St. Paul man fatally shot wrong man after another pulled knife, by Tommy Wiita, Bringmethenews.com, July 8, 2022]
Reportedly there was an altercation over trash left on a picnic table.
[Man charged with murder in deadly Frogtown shooting, By KSTP, kstp.com, July 7, 2022]
- Anthony Garland, a 34-year-old Lyft driver, was fatally shot in Indianapolis, IN.
Devin Powell, 24, was arrested.
Powell claimed that the Lyft driver was “trying to take his money.” He was traced because he stole his victim’s car, which he subsequently drove to a family function. Interestingly, an arrest warrant issued because Powell had failed to appear in court to answer a charge of theft had been outstanding since October 2019 [Court docs: Suspect in deadly shooting of Lyft driver took stolen car to family function, By WTHR.com staff, wthr.com, July 1, 2022]
- Tabitha Cornwall, 41, was fatally shot in Westland, MI.
Cary Anthony Taylor, 41, was arrested.
Cornwall has been Taylor’s girlfriend.
[Westland man charged with murder after shooting girlfriend during argument, officials say, By Derick Hutchinson, clickondetroit.com, June 30, 2022]
The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office released a surveillance photo of a man wanted for questioning who appears to be black.
No further details are available.
[Mohave County police seek suspect after double homicide victims found near Kingman, by News 3 Staff, news3lv.com, June 29 2022]
- Eli Hickerson, 30, was murdered in Indianapolis, IN.
Arrested was Dion Kimbrough, 22.
Kimbrough was wearing a GPS ankle monitor because of unrelated charges of armed robbery and battery by means of deadly weapon. But this was a road rage incident. “Police say he got angry at the way another person was driving. So he decided to shoot the driver” “Serious violent felon,” allowed to cross state lines with ankle bracelet, now charged with randomly slaughtering a man, National Conservative, July 21, 2022
Fox News reports:
Devin Myers, 27, is charged with three counts of murder (and two counts of felony murder), armed robbery, criminal confinement, conspiracy to commit robbery and obstruction of justice.
Daniel Jones, 27, faces two counts of murder plus aiding, inducing or causing armed robbery, criminal confinement, conspiracy to commit robbery, obstruction of justice and resisting law enforcement. The prosecutor’s office also said Jones should be considered a habitual offender.
Myers is charged in the deaths of 69-year-old Malcolm E. Perdue; 51-year-old and 19-year-old Kyler Ryan Musick. Jones is charged in the deaths of Perdue and Swift.
2 men charged in connection with Muncie triple murder as prosecutor mulls decision on death penalty, by Matt Adams, Fox59, July 19, 2022
The youngest victim, Kyler Musick, had black friends. They killed him, and then went to launch a home invasion:
A close family member of Musick said that he had met up with some of his friends. The friends shot and killed Musick, the family member said, and then went to his house to rob him but weren’t aware Musick’s grandpa and great aunt also lived at the home. During the home invasion, the friends who allegedly killed Musick then also killed his great aunt and grandpa, according to this family member Court documents reveal new details in slayings of 3 Muncie family members, by: Courtney Spinelli, , Fox59, July 15, 2022 a
- 24-year-old Noah Shahnavaz, an Indianapolis police officer, was fatally shot in Elwood, IN.
Arrested was Carl Roy Webb Boards II, 42. Boards, who has a lengthy criminal history, killed Shahnavaz after a routine traffic stop, then fled the scene, leading to a 30 minute car chase [HERO GONE Police officer, 24, shot dead during traffic stop before suspect leads cops on high-speed chase, Leah Chiappino, thesun.co.uk, July 31, 2022]
- 39-year-old Joshua Sisk was fatally shot in East Prairie, Missouri.
DeParis Townsend, 32, was charged with first degree murder.
No further details are available.
[Charleston, Mo. man charged with murder in deadly East Prairie shooting, By Marsha Heller, kfvs12.com, July 29, 2022]
- Ricky Howard Hamrick II was fatally shot in Bessemer, AL.
Hamrick was apparently selling two handguns (legally) to the suspects, who shot him and stole the guns instead. Hamrick’s eight-year old daughter was in the car [Man shot to death in front of young daughter during buy/sell/trade meeting in Bessemer, by Valerie Bell, abc3340.com, July 25th 2022]
- 67-year-old Jorge Romero-Gil was fatally shot in Coral Gables, Florida.
Arrested were 18-year-old Gary Ragin and 17-year-old Jermaine Walker.
The shooting took place during a robbery. Police said Romero-Gil “had complied with teen robbers’ demands” but was shot anyway [Family mourns hardworking father killed by 2 teens in Coral Gables shooting, By Andrew Perez, local10.com, July 25, 2022].
- Devin Fallo, 29, a former police officer, was fatally shot in Jackson, MS.
19-year-old Jamorian Gray was apprehended shortly after the homicide occurred.
Fallo was found dead inside a truck with multiple gunshot wounds. Investigators believe robbery to be the motive [Teen arrested, charged with murder of former JPD, Flowood officer, By Jordon Gray and C.J. LeMaster, wlbt.com, July 22, 2022]
- Officer Anthony Mazurkiewicz, a 29-year veteran of the Rochester NY Police Dept., was killed in the line of duty
He was 54 years old.
The suspect was identified as Kelvin Vickers, 21.
According to investigators, Officer Mazurkiewicz and his partner, Officer Sino Seng were parked in an unmarked police surveillance vehicle on Bauman Street near Laser Street as part of a murder investigation. Other marked and unmarked police vehicles were also in the area.
Investigators said a man approached the surveillance vehicle from behind, hid behind a shrub, and fired 17 rounds at the officers from 10 to 15 feet away.
Officer Mazurkiewicz was in the driver seat. He was shot twice in the upper body. Officer Seng was shot once in the lower body. A 15-year-old girl in a nearby house was struck by a bullet that went through a wall.
Police say Seng got out of the vehicle and returned fire, but the suspect was not hit. [RPD officer killed, another hurt, suspect arrested in ambush on Bauman Street, By James Battaglia, Panagiotis Argitis, rochesterfirst.com, July 21, 2022]
- Benjamin J Case, 42, was fatally shot near Lincoln, NE.
Arrested was 22-year-old Taban Rik.
Oddly, this appears to have been a boat invasion. The alleged perp boarded the boat while it was docked at a marina on Branched Oak Lake.
[Arrest made in Branched Oak Lake shooting investigation, By NTV NewsMonday, nebraska.tv, July 25 2022]
- Jason Grider, 48, was fatally shot in Greenwood, IN.
Witnesses told police Grider had been involved in an altercation with four Black male juveniles prior to the shooting, police say…
The investigation is ongoing [Man dies after shooting at Greenwood apartment complex, By Michelle Kaufman, wrtv.com, July 20, 2022]
(Personal note: When I lived in Greenwood in the late 1970s, the city—which is adjacent to Indianapolis—was virtually all white and free of violent crime).
- 69-year-old Charles Robert Brown was one of three fatally shot in Buena Vista, GA. Also dead are his sister, Paula Brown Kelly, 65, and Kelly’s granddaughter, Lara Cheyenne Bullard, 23.
Bullard was pregnant at the time of the shooting, resulting in the loss of her baby too.
Bullard was reportedly in a romantic relationship with Jamie Leon Harris, 37, who was charged with three counts of felony murder, three counts of aggravated assault, and one count of feticide.
[Man arrested in slaying of 3 members of Schley County family, By Jolyn Hannah, wrbl.com, July 19, 2022]
- Sandra K. Shew, 60, was fatally shot in Wilkesboro, NC.
Two others were shot but survived.
Charged were James Louis Robinson, 54, and Stacy Elizabeth Miller, 33. Robinson is black. Miller is white.
The incident took place inside a home and the perps and victims reportedly knew each other. [2 charged after 3 found shot, 1, dead, in Wilkes County, sheriff’s office says, By Emily Mikkelsen. myfox8.com, July 18, 2022]
- David Knoepfle, 34, was fatally shot in Spokane, WA.
Arrested was 28-year-old Treven F. Lewis.
This is reportedly a road rage killing [WSP arrests man for I-90 road rage shooting, suspect has criminal history, khq.com, Jul 20, 2022]
- Amanda K. Perkins, 36, was fatally shot in Columbus, OH.
Arrested was Christopher O. Smith, 35. Smith is also accused of murdering Rodney Reavish, 40, who was black.
The killing reported followed a “confrontation” [Man arrested in deadly shooting at Ohio homeless shelter, By Mark Feuerborn, Justin Holbrock, fox8.com, July 16, 2022]
Several teenagers and a 20 year old were arrested in connection with the murders.
Names of those known to have been arrested are 17-year-old Christian Montgomery, who is black, and 20-year-old Dakota Pfeiffer, who is white.
Pfeiffer is not accused of pulling the trigger. The motive was apparently robbery [1 teen arrested, warrant issued for another after father, son killed in Clermont County, By Jared Goffinet, fox19.com, July 18, 2022]. [Several teenagers now charged in murder of New Richmond father and son, By Felicia Jordan, wcpo.com, Jul 19, 2022]
- 48-year-old Karen Baker was fatally shot in Charlotte, NC.
Police released a surveillance video of a black male suspect.
Police said they believe it was a random robbery and she was targeted by a stranger. [Waynesville native shot, killed at Charlotte ATM, by WLOS staff, wlos.com, July 14 2022]
- Taleen Rochelle Tanna, 42, was fatally shot in Minneapolis, MN.
Arrested was multi-time felon, Laundelle Jackson, 34.
Perp and victims reportedly knew each other.
A multi-time felon now charged in the June shooting homicide of Taleen Tanna in Minneapolis had two recent convictions that should have put him in prison, including a gun crime.
Instead, Laundelle Jackson, 34, received stayed prison sentences from Minnesota judges, leaving him free, in the latest case, just days before Tanna’s murder.
[Minneapolis murder suspect should have been sent to prison just days prior, By Crime Watch MN, alphanews.org, July 21, 2022]
Overall, FBI data suggests blacks are over 13 times more likely to kill whites than vice versa.
This month we didn’t find any white-on-black killings.
Kenn Gividen [Email him/Tweet him] is a retired direct marketer. He lives in Indiana with his wife. Kenn is the father of two grown children, four grandchildren, and two grand dogs. He publishes dailykenn.com and abatehate.com. In 2004 he was the Libertarian Party’s candidate for governor of Indiana. In 2002 he published The Prayer of Hannah, which sold about 24,000 copies. Kenn is an alumnus of Liberty University.