04-08-2012, 12:23 AM #1Former Member
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CA - Fredrick Martin, 28, killed while shielding son, Inglewood, 3 April 2012
Inglewood man shot while shielding son
Saturday, April 7, 2012
(04-07) 14:38 PDT Inglewood, Calif. (AP) -- A Southern California man was shot and killed when he jumped in front of his 8-year-old son to protect him from gunfire.
The Los Angeles Times says ( http://lat.ms/HpaVNs) Fredrick Martin Jr. was cleaning his garage Tuesday in Inglewood with his son and a friend when two assailants approached and opened fire.
While shielding the boy, Martin was struck in his abdomen and upper torso. The 28-year-old died later that evening....
Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/articl...#ixzz1rQ48lQJ4
To me, it sounds like a case of mistaken identity. Completely sad. I hope they get the guys who did this soon.
04-08-2012, 11:45 AM #2
There is no greater love than this, that a man shall lay down his life for his friends......
It is so sad that this child will grow up without his dad, but what a legacy of love this man left for his son.
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