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WPD: Investigation into 17-year-old's murder continues

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Wilmington Police still have not made any arrests in connection to a 17-year-old's murder last month.

Jeffrey Henry was found shot to death on 7th street around 1:30 a.m. June 20.

Henry's death and other shootings led some area clergy to call for a 90-day cease fire in gun violence in the city, but there have been several more shootings since.

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Blame the guns! Its easier!

It only makes logical sense to blame "gun violence" for these murders, after all, an inanimate object specifically protected by the Bill of Rights must be to blame, right? We simply cannot blame "gang violence" or "thug violence" for this stuff going on, we don't want to "profile" anyone.

What is the difference?

Why is Trayvon Martin's death more important than this young person's death? Was his life worth any less than Trayvon's? Why haven't people come forward to help the police find justice for this young man? Their silence means that Jeffrey Henry will not receive justice. Doesn't that bother anyone as much as the Trayvon Martin shooting? I will light a candle to remember this young man rather than for someone outside of our community. We need to take a stand against our own community's indifference and fear.

difference

Both young men lost there life to senseless violents.The difference is that we know who killed the one young man and we don't know who killed Mr.Henry.You don't think that his family wouldn't tell the police if they knew the killer?You are right we should fight against the violence in our city as well.

Sick of losing ALL our babies

Zimmerman needed to go to jail for bringing a gun to a fist fight, not for profiling. However, what about all the other mother's children that are taken too early. It seems that no one cares if a black male kills a black male. Anyone of any race could have killed this child.. Maybe we should always assume that all murders are "racial profiled" so they will get the same media and public attention as Travon Martin. People continue to defend Travons use of drugs and gun pictures posted on Facebook as just "kid stuff"... Why not defend this victims past as "kid stuff". This world is crazy. If the money that went into this trial and "Hollywood air time" was given to the communities and schools then America wouldn't be in this mess. Just my opinion, as a white America woman. God Bless all the families of violence. I and others believe your family member's life was just as important as Travon's life; even if our President and NAACP does not.

Zimmerman did not bring a

Zimmerman did not bring a gun to a fist fight. He carried a gun for protection. Martin turned it into a fist fight.

JUSTICE FOR JEFFERY AKA

JUSTICE FOR JEFFERY AKA PEEWEE WE LOVE AND MISS YOU SO MUCH NOT A DAY GOES BY I DONT THINK ABOUT YOU... I PRAY THAT GOD PUT AN END TO ALL THIS CRIME IN THIS CITY WHEATHER ITS BLACK ON BLACK OR WHITE ON WHITE... WE AS A WHOLE HAS GOT TO SHOW THE YOUNGER KIDS A BETTER WAY OF LIFE... RIP MY SWEET ANGEL ONLY GOD CAN JUDGE YOU... LOVE BIG COUSIN...