S.F. Teen Accused of Fatal Muni Shooting Claims Juvenile Jail Is No Place for Humans

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Confirmed: Jail sucks
The younger of the two brothers jailed after allegedly killing a San Francisco teen last month is claiming that life behind bars isn't good for the growing boys.

As Bay City News reports Derrick Hunter, 20, and Quincy Hunter, 14, pleaded not guilty to murder, attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder, dissuading a witness and other felonies in court yesterday. Quincy Hunter's attorney, Deputy Public Defender Rebecca Young, is a little miffed that the District Attorney is charging the youngster as an adult (he just graduated from middle school).

On top of that, she's said his living conditions at the Juvenile Justice Center are "inhumane."

His attorney noted that Quincy is only allowed out of his cell for 30 minutes, twice a day, and isn't allowed outdoors to get fresh air or enjoy the San Francisco fog. Moreover, he has no tutor and isn't getting enough food, she said. Quincy is being held on a $5 million bail.

"He's a growing boy and he's starving in there," Young said. "This situation cannot continue."

On June 24 at about 1 p.m., 19-year-old Jaquan Rice and his 17-year-old girlfriend were gunned down at a Muni bus stop near West Point and Middle Point roads. Rice died at the scene and his girlfriend was badly wounded.

Later that week, the brothers were arrested and charged with murder. They are scheduled to return to court on July 31.




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yungreech415
yungreech415

I dont know why you guys judge quincy by what is on the news if you guys knew him you guys would see that he is actually a good kid and im saying this because he is my friend both of us are 14 but its just one mistake he made we all make mistakes and you guys act like you never made a mistake..... you people are pathetic if you guys are going to talk shit leave his parents out of it

hplovecraft
hplovecraft

And a Liberal " WAH !! " goes out to all who're concerned and / or offended.

elizabethfrantes
elizabethfrantes

Well, shooting people on a bus, endangering others for some idiotic reason, is not something that a human being is supposed to do, and if you "can't do the time, don't do the crime" dearie.  It's called the social contract.  People don't like being shot.  Therefore, if you want others to be nice to you, try not to be so frackin' rude already.   Too bad we can't make abortions retroactive.  His breeders should be locked up with him. 

elizabethfrantes
elizabethfrantes

@yungreech415 Jesus Ignatius Christ on the 38 Geary Limited Outbound to Point Lobos, don't they teach you kid anything about punctuation these days?  Sheesh.  No, mistakes are not KILLING people.  Mistakes are something you can correct.  There are some things that simply cannot be corrected, and if you have done the crime, you do the time.  Or should.  He's not nice or he wouldn't have done it.  And do try and learn some writing skills. 

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