Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Arrests In Brutal Stabbing

If you haven't seen the video yet, go here for the link. This is savage violence, up close and personal. Because there has been so much violence in Minneapolis, it's easy to become desensitized to what it really means. This video is a window on that world.

KSTP News reports the arrest of the "alleged" criminals in the attack: "Brothers arrested in violent stabbing".

Two brothers were arrested this morning by Minneapolis police in connection with the stabbing of a convenience store owner and the robbery of his south Minneapolis business last week.

Marcus Jay Burris, 22, and Adrian Lee Burris, 19, both from Minneapolis, were arrested around 9:30 a.m. at a home two blocks from the robbery at Sam's Market, officer Ron Reier, according to police.

Charges could come as early as Tuesday. Photos of the suspects were not immediately available.
According to the Minnesota Department of Corrections, Marcus was on supervised release at the time of the attack for Aggravated Robbery, defined as:

General Description: Robbery Category : Aggravated (None Or Less Than Bodily Harm)
Type : Highway (Street, Alley, Etc.)
Weapon Used : Firearm
Victim : Adult - Stranger
One wonders why this violent criminal was walking the streets. What does Hennepin County Attorney Amy Klobuchar have to say about that?