"Police say they are searching for a suspect [SFPD Lt. Troy] Dangerfield described as a 6-foot-tall black man in his 20s with dreadlocks"This version is on the website of the Santa Rosa Press-Democrat.
Five shot and injured in SF, Associated Press
Published: Saturday, June 25, 2011 at 3:00 a.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, June 26, 2011 at 10:27 a.m.
A search for the phrase above revealed that it appeared on two websites in Google News in a slightly edited form:
Police Search for Shooting Suspect After 5 Shot and Injured in San FranciscoNote the presumably deliberate omission of the word "black." This just crazy. This is a guy who at the time of the story was on the loose, and a danger to citizens of San Francisco, and news sources won't tell people what he looks like.
Fox NewsÂ - â€Ž21 hours agoâ€Ž
... which had just ended for the day. There was no immediate word on whether the incident had any connection to festival goers. Police say they are searching for a suspect who Dangerfield described as a 6-foot-tall man in his 20s with dreadlocks.
NECNÂ - â€Ž19 hours agoâ€Ž
Police say they are searching for a suspect who Dangerfield described as a 6-foot-tall man in his 20s with dreadlocks.
Two suspects have since been arrested-described as 16 and 18 years old, no names, no physical descriptions.[2 teens arrested for shooting near SF Pride, Sunday, June 26, 2011] Whatever perverse ideology makes the press suppress mentions of black crime is bad enough when they're talking about suspects in custody, but not when they're on the loose. When Seung-Hui Cho was actively shooting up Virginia Tech, would they have told students listening to the news that there was a "Virginian" running amok?