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Man Who Shot Gay Pride Attendee with BB Gun While Yelling Homophobic Slurs Gets 6 Months

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Cornelius Davis Jr. shot a man with a BB gun at St. Pete Pride last June while yelling homophobic slurs at a group of marchers.

The Tampa Bay Times reported:

According to a police report, Davis yelled a derogatory term for gay people at the man and a group of friends who were walking to the parade. He yelled that they should "put some clothes on" and that "this is a disgrace, there are kids around here," according to the report.

One man was hit with the BB but did not require hospitalization.

Davis was sentenced yesterday to six months in jail.

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  1. Who wants to bet that, had the assailant been a white man, he would have been acquitted and then praised for having stood his ground? I mean, this DID happen in Florida.

    Posted by: Gregory In Seattle | May 1, 2014 9:41:22 AM


  2. inb4thosegayhatingblacks.jpg

    Posted by: Derrick | May 1, 2014 9:47:03 AM


  3. How did he just happen to have a BB gun at a gay pride parade. This is one of those acts that I guess has to be explored further to see if it warrants "hate crime", he may have been on his daily bird hunt.

    Posted by: MIke | May 1, 2014 9:56:18 AM


  4. Maybe it's because we are nearing the end of this season's Drag Race on Logo but I sure see a future drag queen hiding in Cornelius' facial features. Maybe he'll find her in prison?

    Posted by: MIke | May 1, 2014 9:58:23 AM


  5. Racial comments. Ugh, some of you guys are relentless.

    Posted by: mcgill | May 1, 2014 10:03:15 AM


  6. If he's your typical closeted gay homophobe, prison is going to be an eye opener for him, especially with that pretty face.

    Posted by: John Freeman | May 1, 2014 10:13:19 AM


  7. Lynch the sh1tskin.

    Posted by: Gerry | May 1, 2014 3:42:11 PM


  8. I can't believe racist comments like Gerry's are tolerated around here...

    Posted by: jdb | May 1, 2014 4:19:30 PM


  9. JDB,

    I agree but I guess it's also a strong reminder that human race is still full of vile scum.

    Posted by: SpaceCadet | May 1, 2014 10:43:59 PM


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