Man Kills 3 Brothers Over Xbox 360

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Marcus Donte Reed

What the HELL people? Since when does a $250 gaming console constitute murder?

On Monday, three brothers were found in a Chevy Malibu at roughly 10 pm–all three had been killed. The brothers, Jerimiah Adams (20), Jarquis Adams (18), and Jean Adams (13), were shot by a man who was waiting for them in the woods (located adjacent to where the car was parked). The owner of the gun was a man named Marcus Donté Reed.

The 33-year-old man allegedly murdered the Adams brothers because he had reason to believe that one of them had stolen an Xbox 360 from his girlfriend’s house.

This is not Reed’s first encounter with the law–he was previously convicted three years ago. In 2007, the man was involved in yet another car shootout, eventually being charged with the illegal use of a weapon.

Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator offers some particularly harsh words concerning these crime,

“The only thing that could have prevented this from happening is (him) not being born.”

If Reed is convicted for these recent murders, he will face the death penalty.

Three brothers killed over XBox 360 [Shreve Port Times]

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13 Comments on "Man Kills 3 Brothers Over Xbox 360"

  1. The Xcentrik September 5, 2010 at 09:22 - Reply

    I think there is a lot more to it than just stealing an xbox

  2. Sandhu Andreas August 19, 2010 at 14:38 - Reply

    These stories are getting way too common which is a shame. Those 3 brothers died too young; there really are some sick people in this world.

  3. gamerfreak89 August 19, 2010 at 07:23 - Reply

    he should of just gone to the damn police i think :-\ and damn those cops r harsh

  4. dancinginfernal August 18, 2010 at 22:19 - Reply

    Idiot. I hate to say it, but he deserves what’s coming to him.

    What is happening to the world, man?

  5. MrTastyDDR August 18, 2010 at 20:18 - Reply

    *facepalm* he shouldve asked for it, instead of shooting the shit out of them…stupid ass junkie!

  6. enigmaticheretic August 18, 2010 at 19:46 - Reply

    That is fucked up I vote for mass sterilization

  7. stigg August 18, 2010 at 19:46 - Reply

    now thats what i call 2 and a half men DERP

  8. Gixer August 18, 2010 at 18:37 - Reply

    I’m not surprised.

  9. RELLIK August 18, 2010 at 18:20 - Reply

    Wow, unfuckingbelievable. Is a 360 really worth killing a person over let alone 3. Some people just deserve to be put to death. I hope this guy gets the gas chamber.

  10. Dynamitekyle August 18, 2010 at 18:10 - Reply

    “The only thing that could have prevented this from happening is (him) not being born.”

    Those words are particularly harsh, but pretty much true. Crazy people will be crazy.

  11. Omnislasher August 18, 2010 at 16:27 - Reply

    Was it his Xbox that he had at his girlfriend’s house or hers? I’m guessing his. Even so, to kill not only one, but three people is just insanely stupid. It’s not like they stole his girlfriend and raped her. :l

    Possibly he’s so attached or addicted to his beloved console, more so than his girlfriend…..that he’d kill for it.

  12. Mistadadio August 18, 2010 at 15:44 - Reply

    This stuff is absolutely terrible, I’m starting to hear more and more about crimes involving game consoles. Everyone be careful, your lives are in jeopardy if you own a console…….sad.

  13. xDSJxPyro August 18, 2010 at 15:33 - Reply

    It just never seems to end. Sad part, I don’t see this kind of stuff ending anytime soon, which is a real sucky future. Hope the monster has a fun time rotting in a jail cell for the rest of his life.