Lawana Hughes: Charged in Murder Following Female Gunfight Outside Club

Two women were injured and another killed following a bar fight early Saturday morning in north St. Louis. According to police and prosecutors, the disruption began around 3:30 a.m. outside a nightclub in the 3100 block of N. Grand (below). 

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Police arrived on the scene to find Adell Jones, 29, shot in the torso and 42-year-old Lawana Hughes shot in the arm and her friend, an unidentified 40-year-old female, shot in the leg. 

According to prosecutors, Jones got into a fight with the 40-year-old and Hughes went to her car and returned with a gun to assist her friend. She then shot Jones. It's unclear, at this point, how Hughes and her friend were shot. 

This past weekend Hughes was charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action. Police say she has priors for both drug possession and prostitution. A mugshot was not immediately available with Hughes transferred to the hospital following the shootings.
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Ladydix1
Ladydix1

it is sad when ever anyone is killed its not about black white its about a human life has been taken due to lack of respect for life

tearcollector
tearcollector

Open up any newspaper and tell me what the skin color is.What happens every time a large group of blacks get together?

The race card is old and really worn out.Aspire to be something other than a rapper or basketball player or a baby momma.Before you try to blame everyone else, look in the mirror.

Dedestewart18
Dedestewart18

these young folks better realize these old schooler dont have time for thay stupid shit,you want to be bad asses we can too,i hate someone got kill out of this but sum of you kids need to stay in a kids place....but i kno thay all was grown but think about this world is full of stupid people, no respect at all so we must do what we have to do to live,like i say again and again the shit starts at home...wheres big momma? sum old schooler stupid too and this is how our kids get stupid. damn!!!!!!! cant we all get along black peoples.

teionabass
teionabass

being old or young dont have nothing to do with you taking somebody life adell jones was my auntie and i feel your comment its just stupid childest and u have no respect because its old schooler as you say who dont have respect or even jealous and i feel; u no one lose there life and she must not realize she took my auntie life from people who love her dearly expectly her lil kids she had at home my auntie work and and was a damn good asz mother but it was nothin but haterness going on because my auntie bad with a body so yeah some of you old schooler still at like kids and need to grow the fuck up and thats not always true what you said so u very dumb your self

DYarborough
DYarborough

No. You can't all get along.  That's the whole point.  Your "culture" is bankrupt, your citizenship substandard, your families broken, and your attitude towards it all is piss poor.  And through it all black people have no one to blame but themselves.  It isn't the government.  It isn't white people.  It isn't a lack of opportunities.  It's you.

If they aren't already blacks will very soon no longer be the largest minority in the U.S. anymore anyway.  Some African-Americans, Latinos, Asian-Americans, and even Native Americans are getting ahead and finding their piece of the American dream.  And they're doing it on their own as a large sub-culture of blacks continue to blame someone else for their problems.

It's time to wake up.  You no longer have to be a 2nd class citizen unless you choose to be. 

KnockKnock
KnockKnock

The colored people on the board:(colored people/person of color...... whatever, don't flatter your big lipped, fat assed selves anymore with lofty titles) 

Keep in mind the ghettos slums you live in used to be OUR neighborhoods until you fucking ruined them. Then you drove all the jobs out of the country with your crime, immorality and laziness.

Mrs.EGF
Mrs.EGF

I have just read some of the DUMBEST comments on this board. WOW, smh. Most of you sound really stupid and ignorant.

InnerCityBlakChild
InnerCityBlakChild

If you ask a White child what they want to be when they grow up they will respond with societal benefitting aspirations such as cop, firefighter, mechanic, doctor, lawyer, veternarian.......

If you ask a Colored child what they want to be when they grow up they will respond with typical "black cultural" aspirations "Ize wantz ta bee N-O-T-O-R-I-U-S"

WhiteGuiltIsALie
WhiteGuiltIsALie

I anyone here is suffering from "White Guilt" - You are sick and need to get help. White Guilt is a destructive illness that makes you feel guilty for absolutely no reason whatsoever, Blacks, jews and others that infect you with White Guilt are shysters and scam artists. They are using you like a drug dealer uses an addict. Break free of your illness.

Homey
Homey

Whenever and wherever gun play erupts - names like Sheshondra, Dontrell, TT Boy, Lashawna, Trionte..... will emerge

Ecolema2
Ecolema2

Yeah I bet you are right and where ever we read someone killed there family, raped there daughter, Hid a child in a closet, Kidnapped and raped a 5 year old and murdered her, a 45 year old woman having sex with a student...You will hear karen, bill, tom, lisa and veronica!

WhiteGirlFriendofAdell
WhiteGirlFriendofAdell

I have white skin, I'm not a racist (and I don't want your black snake). There are bad black people and bad white people. I wouldn't say Adell was a thug at all. I don't think she had a weird name like ShaNaeNae either. Does the name Homey or Kitty mean your white trash? Go on North Grand and voice your opinion. She was a mother and went to work everyday to provide for her family. She worked hard! She was loved and will be missed. My sympathy to the Jones family. RIP Quake

Carrie Jones
Carrie Jones

I think all of you are missing the point,someone was killed, being my cousin Adell Jones, yes there is black on blackcrime, yes the race card is over used, and yes racism is still very muchprevalent. With that said almost all serial killers and rapist are white, andnews and media plays a huge part in the portrayal of the "blackimage". I am 22yrs old, about a semester away from graduating from aprivate school with a BA in Sign Language Interpreting, no kids, no priors, noteven a speeding ticket, but you don't hear about me in the news and you won't.Just like you don't hear about the deaths, rapes, drugs, and killings thathappen around my old high school in Ballwin, MO, predominantly white area forthose who aren’t familiar. Race isn’t an issue, once a person takes anotherperson life their prior “being” has become void and they are justMurderers.  I would like to think that’s whythe word “murderer” has no sexual or racial connotation, once we as a unitgrasp on to that concept a lot of these stereotypes diminish, and peoplepulling the race card will as well.

YouLie
YouLie

"With that said almost all serial killers and rapist are white"

Search on "black serial killers" to find the truth that most serial killers are black just as most rapists are black, most burglars are black, most murderers are black, most pimps are black, most drug dealers are black........

HomeBoy
HomeBoy

Umm black bitch! Hello, black bitch! Race Card Alert! Same Recycled Lie "Serial Killers Are White!" Fuck You!! No! Most serial killers have actually been BLACK you asshole! It's just the liberal media blasts out the White cases.

Here's the first ten. The rest of the list can be found here: http://blackpeoria.wordpress.c...

Black Serial/Mass/Spree Killer List:1. Matthew Emanuel Macon (Murdered and Raped 5 White Women in Lansing)2. Jimmie Reed (Murdered his wife and his 2 month old daughter and set them on fire)3. Shelly Brooks (Murdered 7 prostitutes in Detroit Cass Corridor)4. Justin Blackshere (Stabbed two white cooks at Cheli’s Chili downtown Detroit)5. Jervon Miguel Coleman (Murdered three people.)6. Donell Ramon Johnson (Murdered a mother and a daughter)7. Brian Ranard Davis (6 women known murdered by nigger)8. Paul Durousseau (Seven women)9. Mark Goudeau “The Baseline Killer” (Eight women and a man in 2005-2006)10. Coral Eugene Watts (11 women in Texas & 1 in Michigan)

jumpwritin
jumpwritin

We hear you.  Some of you like to use your comments to reveal that black on black crime is indeed legendary.  Despite the fact that everyone knows the reality about crime north of I-40, it seems like some of you take a little too much pleasure in it.

North St. Louis is fucked up.  Black people kill other black people....a lot.  Playing the race card is alive and well.  We get it and lots of people wouldn't disagree with you.

But let's remember that these are still humans and they're still dying violently.  No one should be happy that's happening.  It's bad enough that it's a reality without you wishing it. 

HumanBean
HumanBean

"Human" is subjective. They may have some of the characterisitcs but fail the "species" test.

BlackSnake
BlackSnake

I think a lot of the jealousy whites have stems from the fact that whites have tiny dicks. whites have always been jealous of the Black man's superior cocksmanship. You see it all the time the way white women will gather around the Black man and leave the little white boyz in the dust. Maybe yall white people should get bigger dicks and then you'll stop being such racists. Nothing! I mean nothing is as important to Black folk as BIG Black Snake!

KITTY
KITTY

Nevermind those Big Black Snakes produce all those Little Black Thugs who rape, rob and kill at random. Superior cocksmanship my ass. Cuttin' the nuts off those Big Black Snakes would solve a host of problems that grow on society like cancer.

Ecolema2
Ecolema2

OMG FUCK! are you serious, so we can all assume your just a FAT, SLOPPY, WHITE GUY/WOMAN...Sitting in front of your computer who cant adapt to actual society so you sit behind a computer to make yourself feel good! I hear more stories about trailer park, dirty crackers raping with there little cracker penis's children of there own and family members and babies....do yourself a FAVOR AND KILL YOURSELF!

IHaytRaysis
IHaytRaysis

If you're reading this article and you skin is White, you're a racist!

White people get in to gun battles all the time. You just don't hear about that shit because of racism.

KITTY
KITTY

Name an instance of a white gun battle. You can't. Each and every time we read about a gun battle it pertains to the thugs on the north side...black thugs. So back up your words or shut the fuck up.

Ecolema2
Ecolema2

You have alot of nerves, Well we guess your just another fat sloppy white person sitting at home in fromt of your computer with nothing else better to do right...So for instance its ok for blacks to also say it was just that dirty ass white lady/man who just killed there child. Theres ghettos everywhere, people are ghetto of all race, and people definately pull out guns and shoot at eachother or shoot themselves and there families of all races. you STFU and have facts! I guess if the story read "Man stabbed butchered wife and dumped her body, we should assume it was a crazy ass white man??" And what is a THUG?? Really in all actuality...U dont know. so STFU once again.....I see More WHITE, HISPANIC THUGS or wanabe THUGS than black.....All in All STFU!!!!

Mike N.
Mike N.

No, white women in the county just beat their 13 month old boys to death, dump them in the woods in the middle of the night, then call the police to report him missing the next morning, smiling all the way.

Drivemgmt
Drivemgmt

Waaaa, keep playing the racism card! Maybe if you stopped living like savages and quit thinking the world owes you something things would end differently. Ghetto's will always be ghetto from the stupidity of people trying to be HARD!

Rise up and MOVE! leave the issues.

Playing the Race card is a little OLD!

studdnstrappthongnheels
studdnstrappthongnheels

it has nothing to do with ghettos or anything of the sort, when white poeple get into it all goes back to trailor parks or some other crap this is just stupid ass people who need to take their alcohol addicted ass home and shut up.  Black white whatever, when your dead it doesn't matter

KITTY
KITTY

Right on Drivemgmt. Playing the race card is the only thing these thug lovers can whine about - always blame white folks for their troubles.  It aint whitey killin blacks and its certainly not racist to call attention to the fact that its always a thug on thug killing.

studdnstrappthongnheels
studdnstrappthongnheels

youre ignorant and probably can't tie your own shoes.  thug on thug?  what about white on white?  Just had some dumb ass white woman kill her boyfriend, three kids and herself because she was unhappy he was leaving.  What do you call this? cracker on crack crime? no you call it a stupid ass woman killing innocent children.  this is a clear case of dumbass people killing dumbass people.  Can't get shot if you dont have your ass at the bar getting drunk and starting fights. NO RACE CARD!! PLEASE TAKE BLAME FOR YOUR OWN STUPID MISTAKES!!

KITTY
KITTY

Did you shit and giggle when your retarded head was knocked about by your retarded brother?

Anonymous
Anonymous

You dipshits should realize it's the same white guy trolling you over and over. I swear, it's like knocking two retarded brothers' heads together to watch them fight for shits and giggles.

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