Read about the latest attack in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood here: http://bit.ly/Cn5BA Could this attack have been avoided? All we know right now is that the victim got into an argument with his attacker and was stabbed in the neck and died. We weren’t there and so we can only guess at possible alternatives, which might have saved his life. First, stay out of alleys. These are not great places to be in any case, even if you are in the alley behind your home or apartment. Do not stop and have arguments with strangers, especially in alleys, no matter how many people you have with you. If you are attacked your friends may not be able to help you in time, which is what happened in this situation. If someone says something to you just keep moving and get as far away from that person as possible while keeping an eye on them over your shoulder. Keep your ego in check and keep yourself safe. Above all, keep moving!
In lieu of the recent Washington Post story: http://bit.ly/1zsXBZ regarding the Virginia Tech. gunmen’s medical records, it would seem as though we cannot depend on short staffed college counseling departments to ferret out those among us with the potential to cause such grievous harm to us and our loved ones. So who can we depend […]
A hit to the head can be fatal, whether it is from the punch itself, or from the victim’s head hitting something hard after being knocked out.
What should this mean to you?
What actions would you have taken to survive the horror of that night?