Three men, members of an Atlanta gang, brutally attacked and assaulted a young man as he exited a local store and turned a corner, as another four that can be seen on this video tape recording the attack looked on. Several could be heard yelling, “No faggots in Jack City.” There is not currently a police file or report on the incident.
Use caution when viewing this disturbing video. You may choose to not watch, especially if this will cause a strong personal reaction.
The Smoking Gun today offers this report:
The 30-second clip, posted yesterday to Worldstar Hip Hop web site, was shot outside a grocery store in Atlanta’s Pittsburgh neighborhood. The business, located at 1029 McDaniel Street SW, is a popular congregating spot for members of the Pittsburgh Jack City Gang (or “PBJC”). The group has also used the name “Jack City 1029.”
After being provided a link to the video, an Atlanta police spokesperson told TSG that the clip had been forwarded to the department’s gang division as well as the unit that investigates crimes against the LGBT community. Officer Kim Jones added that she was researching whether a police report was generated at the time of the attack.
As seen above, the video opens with an unseen cameraman and a second man outside the grocery store. The second man announces, “Round one. Jack City. No faggots.” Then, after a diminutive man exits the grocery, an assailant approaches him from behind and delivers a brutal punch to the side of the victim’s head. The man’s cell phone flies from his hand and he crumples to the ground.
World Star Hip Hop originally posted the video.
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