It’s Not A Gangsta Memorial Until Someone Gets Shot – IOTW Report

It’s Not A Gangsta Memorial Until Someone Gets Shot

Dubbed the “sandwich shooter,” VanDerrit Myers was shot two years ago this week in the Shaw district of St. Louis (my old neighborhood).  A vigil of about 20 or so people was held on the corner of Klemm and Shaw when shots rang out and three people were wounded.

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More on the Myers shooting Here and Here

Myers earned his moniker because his mom claimed he was just standing out there on the street eating a sandwich that the off duty officer mistook for a gun.  She never did explain why her son ran from the neighborhood patrol vehicle or how he fired on the off duty officer with his sandwich.

 


5 Comments on It’s Not A Gangsta Memorial Until Someone Gets Shot

  1. I thought I’d be reading about a funeral in CA. lol.
    Well, it ain’t much of gangsta anything unless someone gets shot, no?

  2. judging from the picture I guess I can make this quip:

    That’s the last 45 you’ll ever hear

    I’m here all week folks! Tip your bartender….

  3. watch your back and front at all times- never go out alone especially at night- trust no one- its a revolution since Obama.

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