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  1. #1
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    Dec 2008
    Rochester, New York

    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.

  2. #2
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    Dec 2003
    Cajun Country, Louisiana
    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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