Monday, November 18, 2013

"Knockout" Game Targeting Random Victims Spreading Across U.S.

There is something desperately wrong with the youth of today when they find amusement in a sick and disturbing  'game' that seems to be spreading across the U.S. even though it has been around since at least 2005. It's called "Knockout" or "King Hit" or "One Hit Knockout" and the goal is to knockout cold- with one punch- some random passerby. They call the perpetrator "The One Hitter Quitter" and it matters not the age or gender of the victim.

But sometimes it doesn't stop with the one punch, and the victim is beaten up. That's what happened to a 46-year-old Hoboken, New Jersey homeless man- Ralph Santiago, who was found with a broken neck, his head wedged between iron fence posts. And he's not the only one found dead, there have also been deaths in Syracuse, New York, and St. Louis, Missouri. So far.

A predominately black on white crime, immigrants have also been attacked including a 72-year-old Vietnamese man and his wife, in St. Louis, who were targeted back in 2011. The old man, Hoang D. Nguyen died of his injuries. And in Brooklyn they're targeting Jews. Many of the victims have been older, more fragile individuals which makes what these thugs are doing even more heinous.

This happened in London, but I'm not sure if it was just some nutter targeting this young girl in 2012 or part of this trending phenomenon.

It's apparently more prevalent than authorities are letting on. There needs to be severe punishment for those caught.

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