Statesville Man Speaks Up After Assault, Robbery

Donna Swicegood, Statesville, April 17, 2015

A trip to the store turned into a nightmare for Joshua Murdock on Monday night.

The Statesville man was pummeled by anywhere from six to eight assailants–an assault that put him in the Intensive Care Unit at Davis Regional Medical Center for two days.

According to Murdock, he rode his son’s scooter to a store on Newton drive on Monday, and as he was leaving, noticed a group of 15 to 20 young men in the parking lot.

“One of them asked me if he could ride the scooter,” Murdock said.

He told the man no and continued on his way home, crossing the street and riding down Park Drive. Murdock said he was about a tenth of a mile down Park Drive when he felt something hit him in the back.

“The next thing I know I was getting jumped on by eight or 10 of them,” he said.

Murdock said he was kicked and punched and believes he was hit in the back with a stick.

“My fiancée said the marks look like (they were caused by) a stick,” he said Thursday from his room at Davis.

Joshua Murdock

Joshua Murdock

He said he saw one of the men he spotted at the store carrying a chain, and he may have been struck with that as well.

“I balled up,” Murdock said. “I was defenseless since there were so many of them.”

The assailants scattered after a car drive toward the group, Murdock said. Before departing, however, they robbed him of his cash, about $35. He said the only reason his son’s scooter wasn’t taken is because he fell on it as he was knocked down by the first blow.

The man who dispersed the assault asked Murdock if he was injured and offered him a ride home–an offer Murdock accepted. {snip}

“If it hadn’t been for him, they probably wouldn’t have stopped until I was dead,” he said.

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He called an ambulance and was taken to the hospital where doctors found a broken rib punctured his lung and caused it to collapse.

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Murdock said he’s lived in the area where the assault occurred for about three years and never feared for his or his family’s safety until now.

“I’m very worried,” he said.

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[Editor’s Note: This story notes that the victim described the perps as 10 black males between the ages of 16 and 20.]

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  • dd121

    A group of 15-20 young men. We know what that’s code for.

    • Cid Campeador

      It’s a synonym for Youths, Youngsters, Teens ,

      • North Carolina.

        • ncpride

          Yes, Statesville is in NC….we travel through there several times a year to visit family in the mountains. Don’t recall having heard about this in the local news, and certainly not the MSM. At least now we know to be extra vigilant when passing through, and keeping our firearms within reach.

          • Good plan. The creeps who hospitalized Mr. Murdock aren’t going to breathe a collective sigh and say “Dis be our last robbery.” They’ll keep doing it.

          • Lexonaut

            It’s self-regulating, like a centrifugal governor. When they get overconfident they try it with a Hell’s Angel on his Harley. Then they overcompensate and revert to 10-year-olds on bicycles, and so on. It never really gets out of hand.

          • Cid Campeador

            Perhaps they’ll come to a bad end before that happens.

        • Cid Campeador

          Thanks Michael!
          I know that I sound like the proverbial “broken record” but when are wegoing to see a news article that covers a potential White victim dispatching a group of Mau Maus to Hell?
          The most satisfying would be one where a female potential rape victim does the job “Ante Delicto”

    • Irishgirl

      Seems like a generic description – better call the Feds!

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      That guy didn’t check his White privilege – what did he expect?

      • InAFreeCountry

        How dare he deny them a ride on the scooter! (How dare he be white!)

        • Sapere Aude

          If you’re a white alone at nighttime and you hear “gibs me dat” from a group of blacks, you are in deep sh*t. They knew he’d say no (who wouldn’t?) which gave them all the excuse they needed.

      • Lexonaut

        Don’t be so harsh. He was simply absorbing body blows while white.

    • ElComadreja

      $35 must have kept them in crack and Colt 45 for a few hours.

      • Dividing $35 by 15 guys, we get $2.33, which is barely enough to buy them each a 40-oz. high-gravity malt liquor, provided they get something cheap, like “Side-Pocket”.

  • Chip Carver

    They wouldn’t behave this way if they had jobs. If they had a sense of purpose. If they didn’t have to fight institutionalized racism and constant micro-aggressions from Whites.

    I just wanted to see if I could type that without laughing. I didn’t make it.

    They really are suited only for Africa. Gang behavior on the level of blacks and hispanics reflects the tribal nature of their native lands. The White Demon on magical two-wheeled noise machine invaded their sacred space, frightening and infuriating them at the same time. I’d sure like to see how these clowns behave during a solar eclipse. Or maybe I wouldn’t.

    • TrueNorthFree

      “The White Demon on magical two-wheeled noise machine invaded their
      sacred space, frightening and infuriating them at the same time.”
      LOL LOL !!! I laughed so hard my gut hurts. Gosh, there are super funny comments on AMREN.

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  • Usually Much Calmer

    We are becoming South Africa. Will we do anything?

    • Kenner

      Save the rhinos.

      • Lexonaut

        Is that the new Republican campaign slogan?

        • Kenner

          Not those RINOs, but if it was up to Karl Rove, yeah.

    • Cheri Rodriguez

      Go back to the old policy: harm one of us and we harm 10 of you.

    • Dr. X

      Probably not. This was in North Carolina… up until 50 years ago they knew how to deal with this kind of thing. Segregation and Jim Crow existed for a REASON — so that whites could walk their own streets safely. That ship sailed. The white victim probably never even thought he was in danger until it was too late….

  • Statesville, NC is 32 percent black.

    • listenupbub

      What percent hispanic? Fairly significant, I believe?

      • It’s about 7% Greaserito, or was during the 2010 federal census.

        • Speedy Steve

          Roughly 60% human and falling. We can’t keep running.

          • ElComadreja

            White flight has been the death of us.

    • PvtCharlieSlate

      I have life-long good friends who moved to Statesville last year at about the same time I packed up and moved to North Idaho. We both came from the North East. I’ve wondered what percentage of the population in Statesville is non-white, but this was a surprise. Thirty-two percent is beyond the tipping point.
      I just sent them a link to American Renaissance.

      • John Smith

        They didn’t do their homework.

  • Mr. L

    Like the man said, The Experiment Has Failed…
    Arm yourselves and teach racial awareness to the ones you love.

    • Cid Campeador

      You forgot arm the ones you love.

  • MekongDelta69

    Let me guess…
    Let me guess…
    Let me guess…
    .
    .
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    Hmm… The word black is coming to mind.
    .
    .
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    Yep – I’m gonna go with black for a thousand Alex…

    • Light from the East

      Yeah, when you heard a group of young men attacking people out of their feelings, you make a bet and always win.

  • Cid Campeador

    IT means “MOOLIES”! What else?

  • RacialRay

    Murdock said he’s lived in the area where the assault occurred for about three years and never feared for his or his family’s safety until now.

    Witness the painful birth of another new race realist who has had his white privilege beaten into him. Welcome to the club, brother. Lock and load.

    • ozamataz

      If he’s lived for three years somewhere where blacks can gather in groups of 15 – 20, he wasn’t paying attention to diversity, and he might try to apologize to them.

  • Now you know why the KKK was started and why lynchings were a good idea. We really need an independent white policing presence on the streets. My thought is to cultivate Neo-nazism among white youth, focused on self-defense and guerrilla policing tactics. Twenty young guys on patrol in well marked vehicles, wearing uniforms, all with licenses to carry could do wonders in stopping deadly black monkeyshines. I would contribute $25 a month to help insure my safety to such a nonprofit group.

    • DNA Explains It All

      Private security details are the wave of the future, after they finish PC ing out all normal law enforcement to not have any disparate impact. So we will have to pay for security twice, one for AA ticket the crap out of us highway robbery and another to actually protect and serve our interests.

      • Kenner

        Just as whites pay for public schools that are too dangerous to send their children to, and have to use private or home schooling.
        It’s the whitey tax.

      • Mangosteen, $1000 chair

        Just like South Africa!

    • Nimadan

      “white youth…guerrilla policing tactics…..in well marked vehicles, wearing uniforms”

      That is the epitome of a useless, impractical suggestion. Under the present system, everyone involved would be convicted of hate crime charges and would lose any hope of an education or career.

      • Irish

        Of course that’s right..And it would attract idiots too. One group of which would almost certainly do something rash. At which point the whole group gets suid by the SPLC and the Federal Government.

    • John Smith

      A white self-defense force.

  • paul kersey

    it sucks i had to search all over to find out where statesville is.

    • InAFreeCountry

      I was there on an accidental detour from Charlotte once. You aren’t missing much.

  • libertarian1234

    One of the basic tactics blacks use is to ask to ride or “look at” something they want. If the guy had let the black ride the scooter, the last he would have seen of it would have been when the thief was turning the corner heading for home.

    They pass these tactics back and forth to one another. Another involves rape. They break and enter, raping a lone lady inside and if they’re eventually caught by the police they swear it was consensual sex and that the victim falsely cried rape, because her boyfriend saw the black leave the house.

    Blacks are natural liars and the lowest of the low ANY society produces.

    • They call those questions an “interview”. The best reaction is to draw whatever weapon you have IMMEDIATELY when “interviewed” by a gang of blacks, and say absolutely nothing.

      • Tim

        I just posted that above before seeing yours….

  • Skinny White guy on a scooter. “Hello, everybody! Easy victim here! Please beat me up.” Gosh, the level at which some White people still don’t understand the negro mind is astounding.

    • Speedy Steve

      Repeat after me, cracker: around blax never relax.

  • Jason Lewis

    Yes he should be able to go anywhere without fear of injury but why the hell did he stop if he saw that group?

    • Mangosteen, $1000 chair

      Good question. It’s like common sense has completely left some people. It’s the same with women who dress really provocatively and then get wasted drunk…then get raped. Of course it SHOULDN’T happen, but in reality, it does and it’s a bad idea to put yourself in a potentially dangerous situation because you think you “can” do it.

      • ElComadreja

        Especially ones that dress provocatively and get wasted around negros.

      • Jason Lewis

        Absolutely. I’ve argued with feminazis about that subject. Not suppose to blame the victim lol.

        • Mangosteen, $1000 chair

          Me too, those people simply cannot grasp reality. They are deranged. Don’t even dare to suggest that drinking, drugging and partying with random people while wearing clothes that would make a hooker blush isn’t a sensible life choice, you sexist bigot!

          The really awful part of all of this is that I see teen girls and younger dressed this way! You have to wonder, where are the parents and why do they allow this? Any sensible person knows that there are predators, and prey, and allowing young girls to dress and behave this way is like throwing meat to lions. Talk about dereliction of duty as a parent. And I have to raise MY children in a society that thinks this is acceptable! No concept of personal responsibility at all, it makes me sick. Sorry for the rant but this is a huge pet peeve of mine.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    “The Statesville man was pummeled by anywhere from six to eight assailants BLACKS–an assault that put him in the Intensive Care Unit at Davis Regional Medical Center for two days.”

    I don’t know where Statesville is – but I gave the local paper from the link a good once-over – from Statesville’s past…. and present – it’s evident Statesville is a very different place from what it was in the 60s.

    One of the blacks is the new football coach -the other was just picked up for a shooting. I don’t tell you which is which.

    * I finally discovered that Statesville is in North Carolina.

    • Rob

      WOW the pictures from the 60s sure makes the place look like a paradise, but the pictures of those negroes with dredlocks really destroyed the effect.

    • LIBERTYSINCURSION

      Damn, those shorts were extra short back then eh? Never would I ever be caught dead wearing shorts like that,,, never.

      • InAFreeCountry

        We had pretty short “nuthugger” shorts back in the early 80’s, but these are close to briefs!

  • Alexandra1973

    He should read “Negroes in Negroland” for a better understanding.

  • Lord Sandwich

    I paid my negro-tax today. $100 deductible check to Safelite Auto Glass. Vandal Yoofs shot out my car’s rear window with a pellet gun or something. That’s a hundred bucks I can’t spend on a bike for my kid.

    • Tim

      I did that once myself as a kid and have always felt bad about it. If you can find a way to contact me privately through the web site editor I would be honored to throw a money order for $25.00 your way to help out in atonement… I thought it would put a BB hole in the glass but the pressure or something blew the whole thing out like a bomb went off…

    • Someone did that to the rear hatch window of my Mazda RX-7 back in 1992. A used replacement, even back then was $200. My insurance deductible was $500, so it was all out-of-pocket. The high school students who did it were caught, but not charged with most of that night’s vandalism, so they were able to skate on nearly all of the restitution, which would have easily run over $50,000, including most of the big windows at a local church.

  • Hammerheart

    Sad it happened to him, but it’s time to use common sense. The only legitimate place for a grouping of 20 orcs is a prison yard. I wonder how many lives PC anti racism indoctrination has claimed?

    When I see more than one orc or ‘undocumented american’ crossing paths with me I start gripping my folding knife and begin maintaining distance.

    • RaySist27

      I maintain distance and never turn my back to them, even if it means having to walk backwards. They know Whites are terrified of being called racist and they use that to their advantage.

      • InAFreeCountry

        If it comes between my safety and being called racist, you can call me Hitler all day long.

      • John Smith

        If they’re there, leave.

  • InAFreeCountry

    Dey axe de main ta ride ‘is scooter. Whitey know dey ain’t gonna gibbit baick! He tay “NO”, den day beat eem!

    • Tim

      I NEVER offer or show my phone, keys, wallet or gun to strangers, even White ones.

  • John Smith

    The war on noticing continues, with no mention of the race of the perps in the original story, same as the war on YT. Too bad the vic seemed so oblivious to the issues in his neighborhood and neither moved nor carried a weapon.

  • NYGlenn1837

    Blacks acting like wild animals. Just another day in Obama’s America.

  • Earl P. Holt III

    Two words: CONCEALED -CARRY!

  • mikefromwichita

    As I have often observed before- The give me something demand (“One of them asked me if he could ride the scooter,” Murdock said.) is the warning rattle of impending attack. It is a clear threat of violence and can legitimately be responded to with maximum lethal force.

    Never go where thugs are a possibility without a CC, never.

    • Tim

      Mike, You own the same playbook I do… It`s really a verbal strong arm technique, similar to “Gimme a Cigarette!” Criminologists call it an “Interview” It slows the victim down, brings them with in reach and tests their compliance to an outrageous request or demand…

  • JimmeeCrow

    Negros are the biggest, most sackless cowards on the Earth.I loathe them.

  • Cid Campeador

    Did you read the comments from the readers of the original article. They were making jokes about it. They must have all been Moolies.

  • Hilis Hatki

    As its been noted before, the joy in their faces as they beat whitey. This is how they see existence.

  • Earl Turner

    Well gee obviously these young Trayvons were just bored. A few billion more spent on midnight basketball and community organizations is needed.
    And of course we must acknowledge the white privilege and racist microaggressions on the part of the “victim” and the responsibility he bears for what happened. Far too few people realize that saying “no” to a poor poor oppressed person of color is a horribly racist thing to do

  • Fed Up

    Any White man going out unarmed in an area with a large population — is living dangerously! I carry and believe me, I am a damned good shot. Having spent beaucoup dollars and lots of hours honing my shooting skills. I don’t want a confrontation with Blacks — but if one is forced on me, I intend to shoot to kill. Being in reasonable fear of my life!

    Liberals might have conniptions over my comment — but I’m not a liberal. I’m a realist!

  • Den Christe

    A hard truth,learned by experiences of life..

    Ghettoes are not built, a neighborhood disintegrates when it is populated with blacks,
    ,,name one city populated by blacks that is not crime ridden krap
    hole ?, it is happening everywhere in the US… section 8 housing is
    worse than a hydrogen bomb.

    Some things do NOT
    change..ie.

    Robert E. Lee’s
    timeless observation: “I
    have always observed that wherever you find the negro, everything is
    going down around him, and wherever you find the white man, you see
    everything around him improving.”

    • Spoda Be

      I thought you were full of Hillary when I read your Lee quote. But, Googled it and sure enough, you are correct.