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A brave 11-year-old boy who confronted an armed home invader with a machete is being called a hero. Braydon Smith was home alone when Jataveon Dashawn Hall and two accomplices broke into his Mebane, NC house on Friday.

A female accomplice knocked on the front door of the home, and when Braydon answered the door, she distracted the child while Hall and another male broke into the home through a window at the back of the house.

Hall, 19, grabbed a pellet gun in the home and forced Braydon into a bedroom closet, telling him to stay there.

Braydon watched as Hall and the other male stole electronics - including a television and his PlayStation console. But when Hall pocketed Braydon's cell phone, the youngster took swift action.

Braydon explained what he did next in an exclusive interview with ABC News.

"He pointed a pellet gun at me that was located in our house and I knew that it wasn't loaded," Braydon said. "So I just sat down and got in my closet like he told me to. And then he went into the living room to grab my phone to make sure I didn't call the 911 or anything. When I saw him try to put it in his pocket, I grabbed my machete off of my wall and went to hit him."

Braydon, who is described as a "very tough" baseball star, whacked Hall in the back of the head with the machete, nearly severing Hall's head just above his neck.

Braydon then called 911 to report the break in. "I hit him in the back with this machete," he told the 911 dispatcher.

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Bleeding profusely from his head wound, and needing emergency medical attention, Hall made his way to UNC-Hillsborough Hospital, where his condition deteriorated and he was transferred to UNC-Chapel Hill Hospital.

But police say security at UNC-Chapel Hill Hospital was lax. Hall's condition improved and he was allowed to walk out of the hospital.

Hall, who was wearing a hospital gown and blue socks, strolled past a nurse on his way out the door. He reportedly told her the police would be looking for him.

He was captured 40 hours later at his mother's Burlington apartment.

The Orange County Sheriff's Office was not notified of Hall's departure until he was long gone.

"Most concerning of all is that hospital police did not even know Hall had left the premises almost ten hours prior," Chief Deputy Jamison Sykes told reporters. "Indeed, Hall's absence was only discovered when we placed a phone call to them."

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Braydon's father, Christopher Smith, told ABC News he taught his son how to use the machete to defend his home.

"If they come in the door, you let them have it," he said.

When an ABC reporter asked Braydon if he was scared, the boy said everything happened so quickly, "that I didn't have any time to think about what I was going to do."

He added: "I knew I had to act in the heat of the moment."

Braydon had advice for parents who leave their minor children home alone: "Always have your kids prepared for anything."

The boy also addressed the hapless burglars who chose the wrong house to break into.

"You're better off to get a job than breaking into other people's house," he said.

  • CookieMobster

    EXACTLY!!! You go young man!!! Kudos to these parents for raising a tough little boy rather than a pansy little puss in boots. Your better off to get a job!! Amen!!!

  • Bossy704

    Brayden bout dat life.

  • Phillybruh

    I'm not mad at the young man at all, are we supposed to be?

  • CookieMobster

    Child..... YOU better say it. Jataveone obviously wasn't.

  • Vegas1989

    Great Job!! Our parents did the same thing. We had base ball bats in almost every room and I use to play with my dad's machete pretending I was She-Ra from He-Man and my dog Butch was He-Man Ride and My baby brother was He-Man......Lord Have Mercy...those was some good ole days...LOL....We played with the machete all the time but we was very careful....

  • Vegas1989

    Nope he did the right thing....

  • Guest

    Everything but the phone son! lol! I am glad this little guy is okay though.

  • R in NYC

    That lil boy was like...Not today Satan..not today....whack!!!!!!????

  • Dontgetdraggedhoe??

    You know youre worthless when a baby reminds you that your grown behind should seek employement.

  • disqus_vTNhfrtBCE

    Brayden is right.

  • Well$$Well$$?

    Me either. You break into someone's house you may get hit in the head with a machete.???????????????

  • Guest

    Pops should have instructed his son to NEVER answer the door when home alone. I'm glad this young man was brave and came out of this unharmed however he had no business answering the door that was rule #1 for latch key kids like myself growing up.

  • tintin

    that black boy looks like a damn elf with his worthless thieving ass

  • IyanlaVanzantoftheInterWebs

    Dude is LUCKY shawty didnt buss a cap in his a$$!

  • Christopher Gibson

    With a name like Jataveone, he was doomed from the start.

  • Wreckognize Game

    He is so smart. He kept that in the back of his mind that the gun from their house was not loaded and came out swinging. I’m sorry that he had to handle business but he did.

  • Mr.LeBrickJames

    I read that he's 6ft tall and 135 pounds. Somebody needs to give that brother a ham sandwich or something.

  • YouWontSayItButIWill

    If it was a black family the parents would have been arrested for living the child home alone, charged with child endangerment, child abandonment and more. The story would have turned into why the black child was left home alone. Guaranteed.

  • YouWontSayItButIWill

    Not really. Things just went in his favor. He shouldn't have answered the door.

  • Rayne

    Welp... that is STILL what you get!

  • Gowns. Beautiful Gowns

    i cant even get mad shorty molly whopped him with the machete.

  • Kimocha

    Braydon said GTFOH and get a job Fool!

    https://media1.giphy.com/media/70HWwiV3UhIyY/giphy.gif

  • Karen Brady

    lol

  • Renee26

    I read this in a really country hillbilly accent and gave myself a real giggle. Especially the part when he said he knew the pellet gun wasn't loaded ??? (it's probably his)

    Now let me watch the video to see if I was spot on.

  • Sha

    There you have it, sometimes you have to protect your home by any means necessary.

  • Meme

    With access to a dangerous weapon no less!

  • Renee26

    WTF... Sound effects and more reading ? I guess we can't hear white folks speak broken English when tellin their story

  • SpillyNillie

    "The story would have turned into why the black child was left home alone. Guaranteed."

    Hate to say it, but you're absolutely right. Especially on this blog...

  • Connie

    I read this in a really country hillbilly accent and gave myself a real giggle
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    Crine....it's really too early for the shenanigans tho

  • Renee26

    True... Even though the little dude is 11

  • DeepThinker

    With a name like Javontae he was destined for ignorance. Probably a crack rock baby he’s like a zombie for low living. This wanna be gangster is probably the laughing stock in jail to get taken down by a prepubescent little boy. He socks at thugging getting a job at Walmart much easier.

  • Renee26

    It's probably his gun

  • Gloria

    I don’t think so. The kid is 11. That’s an acceptable age to stay home alone.

  • Ed.

    I'm sorry - but that little boy...

    a) should not be at home alone at 11 years old
    b) should not be opening the door if he was alone
    c) should not even OWN a machete...
    This could have gone terribly wrong - what if he missed and the intruder would have taken the machete from him ? what if the intruder was armed with a gun ? etc. etc.
    i'm glad things turned out OK - but this is wrong on so many levels.

  • E-VannaRootsAllEvil

    U better go boy!

  • the guest

    This is true.

    And the black child would initially be charged with assault for using the machete, then after branding him violent, the assault charge dropped.

    This story is amazing, Braydon is a brave child, Jataveon is a burglar and criminal, STILL the media spin and subliminal messages problematic as well. You know behind closed doors, among white people, this story is about protecting our homes from dangerous n-words and will justify increased profiling and policing of blacks walking through "white areas".

  • Renee26

    He stealing cause he hungry you say??

    His momma feed the step daddy steak and give him lint you say??

  • E-VannaRootsAllEvil

    Hot flammin Cheetoos

  • PLEASEDontTellMe

    A child not only handled you...but then fathered you with sage advice. "GET A JOB" smdh

  • Renee26

    Exactly... He probably saw a female and thought it was ok.

  • PLEASEDontTellMe

    It depends on the state. He's 11. By law his parents can leave him alone in the home for a specific amount of hours.

  • Renee26

    They love those phones ???

  • ALLMINE?

    Santas lil helper

  • the guest

    He's 11. It's not about the age being acceptable, it's about racism and spinning a racist narrative from even heroic situations involving black people.

  • Topic Influencer

    Almost cut his damn head smooth the fugg AWF. Go dad for teaching him and go young man for listening. And its not surprising that they aint know he had left the hospital Sandra. Law enforcement here locally in Triangle and extended area (Orange where this happened, Durham, Wake) is not all that its cracked up to be. Its why we are now immersed in crime here these days.

  • StoneColdLady

    That baby should have chopped his end up!

  • deadellamore

    Smart little boy! This story got me thinking I need to teach my baby how to defend herself in every situation.

  • Phillybruh

    The black child would have been watching his siblings one of which would have started a fire that killed the other siblings at 11pm at night while mom went to the "store". The only issue I have with this is the child opened the door for a stranger which he shouldn't have.

  • Skin Deep Beauty

    Team Brayden GOOD JOB Lil guy! You gave him the wack across the back of the head vs the discipline his no doubt ratchet "mammy"' and "daddy" shouldve been give n him. Too bad you didn't give you a hair cut while you were wacking away. I don't have NO EMPATHY NOR SYMPTHY for this Lil candidate for a much needed abortion his mammy shouldve had. Bye!

  • Renee26

    It's never too early

  • PLEASEDontTellMe

    lol

  • Mr.LeBrickJames

    That's the scam that works with a lot of home invasions. An innocent looking woman rings the bell, and when you open it the rest of the crew push their way into the house. Even a lot of adults (who should know better) fall for it.

  • Skin Deep Beauty

    Here we go with the "if he was black" crap.. FOH ..

  • Renee26

    I'm joking but it's very possible ?

  • Li-Wright

    I gotta get a machete! Team Brayden.

  • Topic Influencer

    We dont have a law on the books here in NC in re to age of kids left alone. Its rare for us to have a case of they were 10, 11, 12 etc and thus shouldnt be home dolo bc there is no law.

  • Renee26

    Yup...

  • Topic Influencer

    This is all we got here:

    North Carolina General Statute section 14-318 states that a parent or legal guardian cannot leave a child under the age of eight (8) locked or confined, unsupervised, in any dwelling, building, etc. as to expose the child to danger by fire.

  • Skin Deep Beauty

    Justice have been served! No jail time needed.. just forced monitoring, mentoring and home this Lil menace turns this story around!

  • Raquel

    I was thinking the same thing. His momma knew his resume would be tossed in the trash. Sad, but true.

  • WHYJESUSWHY

    you definitely should! I have two teenagers but my husband and I have prepared them since they were young about situations like this. You would be surprised what they will take from those talks.Trust me the kids are listening and are very resilient.

  • Meme

    Disgraceful, jaevonte has made himself a laughing stock. His parents ought to be ashamed of him and themselves get a damn job!

  • Skin Deep Beauty

    NO! The menace and crew should've been somewhere filling out applications or doing something more productive.

  • goat

    Shoulda knocked his head off. Glad lil buddy wasn't hurt.

  • Bad bad girl

    totally agreed. They told the boy to get in the closet, that is what he shouldve done. Materialistic things are not that important to protect

  • ALLMINE?

    These names.. we don't want these lil dudes to ever get jobs

  • Mr.LeBrickJames

    Yeah, it kind of damages your street cred among the brothas when you get punked by an 11 year old white boy.?

  • Skin Deep Beauty

    Well he will for now receive a dried balogna samich and tart red juice drank and a lil sleep on a steal bed ...

  • Topic Influencer

    You can totally get a job with a nigga name. Im at work right now.

  • Renee26

    a nigga name? stop that

  • Topic Influencer

    A Rose here eons ago used to say that lmaooo. She hated "Nigga Names"

  • L.T.L. Since 2007
  • Renee26

    ???

  • Topic Influencer

    And you 45 minutes on up the highway from me. Hey sir https://media3.giphy.com/media/xT9IgG50Fb7Mi0prBC/giphy.gif

  • Banka

    Smfh.... These wanna be thugs and criminals but can't even do that right.... I agree with little man, just get a job !!

  • Connie

    Ikr lol

  • T865!

    ??? me too!

  • L.T.L. Since 2007

    Hey Friend!!! This was just a few minutes down the highway from me. All the sprites have been talking about it all morning.

    Been waiting for the convo to go left....

  • Gloria

    Yes it actually is about the age. If the child’s at an age where they can stay home alone, no charges can be filed on the parent for endangerment, negligence, etc.

  • SugarFoot a.k.a Ty

    Me too chile straight in-cog-negro lmao

  • Malai

    U irraaaaa ???????

  • Topic Influencer

    Girl who sit 3 folks away she is here. Dude who sit next row over he is here, and the girl who sits dead behind me, she over there too. All working in their nigga name glory.

  • Banka

    Indeed, a good thing that they were toy thugs with toy guns, because little Brandon could had easily lost his life... and over what. A tv and playstation...

  • Y’all Jealous Cuz I’m Prudy
  • With Kind Regards

    I'm on Fox News blog again

  • Banka

    I rather protect my life and not put in on the line over materialistic THANGS

  • MMM

    You people are focusing on the wrong thing. What was on that phone that made the boy spring into action?

    This reminds me of another article that was posted on here where there thugs gotten beaten and their guns taken by the victims.

  • Carrington

    Did he chop his braids loose, or nah? Go 'head, lil boy. Protect your home!

  • Topic Influencer

    It was the Father's Day weekend story that took over. But you are right. Nobody knew til this morning that he almost cut his head off tho. https://media2.giphy.com/media/3oAt215trVwrxhozza/giphy.gif

  • L.T.L. Since 2007

    When I was about 13, I had to ask my mama who she was mad at when she named me. Me, my ain't shit daddy, who? She knew she was setting me up. The teasing alone got me into a few scuffles.
    .
    https://media3.giphy.com/media/3oz8xPZNdhKwomgrjq/giphy.gif

  • SugarFoot a.k.a Ty

    All working in their nigga name glory.
    __________
    *crying* lmao

  • Topic Influencer

    My folks let my big sister name me bc she had been waiting on a sib for almost 12 years. Big ass mistake. Smh.

  • Renee26

    Looks like 2 separate mug shots

  • SugarFoot a.k.a Ty

    I can't remember her name *thinking*

  • ALLMINE?

    ???? I know.. just sayin.

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    I approve his message ....

  • Trey

    lock him up

  • Renee26

    LMAO... I just watched an episode of Black Mirror that had a little nerd in it trying to hide his online secrets

  • Carrington

    What if he didn't have the machete at all and they killed HIM? And, an 11 year old is absolutely capable of staying at home alone if his parents deem him mature enough to do so. He was able to ward off attackers from his home - CLEARLY he's in that number. Somebody ran up in his house and we have a list of indictments against the BOY and absolutely NOTHING to say about the fact that the people who ran into his home with malice in their hearts?

    If you were 11 years old and couldn't be home alone, either your parents were overbearing, or you couldn't be trusted. He's damn near in the 6th grade - at what point do you start trusting your kid? My mom and dad left me home at 10 because I begged to stay home instead of going to grandmother's house. They checked in on me and eventually realized that I was OK to be home alone at that age. I wasn't going to do a damned thing except eat all the snacks and watch TV.

  • Topic Influencer

    ME NEITHER. I forgot. And we aint got no archives for me to go see.

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    ???? sweet Lord log in and see this shyt ?????

  • Topic Influencer

    Good morning! Lmaoooo

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    Dubb yo azzzzzzz Chile I swear ..... shyt be hilarious in here ????

  • the guest

    Racism doesn't look at facts and law. Racism looks at judgement, scrutiny, and manipulation to denigrate the image of black people.

    If this were a black family and a black 11 year old used a machete against a white intruder, there absolutely would be scrutiny against the black family and child even though the situation is heroic.

    Typical racist scrutiny: black child neglected left in the house alone, black dangerous child, black family left weapons out in the house, black child wasn't taught not answer the door would be scrutinized to overshadow a black child being a hero.

  • Marlika

    White chirren is raised different. My mama left me alone many a times as a kid and she used to say “ Don’t open that got damn door for no one! No even me! If someone calls, you tell them I’m in the bathroom and to call back!” When she used to leave or come back she would test me by knocking on door.? My black ass knew better than to even move to go near that door. ?

  • Skin Deep Beauty

    100% in all that he did.. so what he opened the door.. this Intruders were gonna get in there either way. They had a plan...

  • the guest

    Unfortunately, racism is a reality.

    Case in point: If a white child fell in a gorilla habitat it would be all sympathy, but a black child and its all scrutiny.

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    Dude is ugly asf! By da way let me scroll down .... Chile hard af on da eyes ..... and Jesus ain't fixing it... ?

  • PLEASEDontTellMe

    i don't think we're disagreeing. I'm just pointing out the law

  • wigmon68

    Maybe because it would have been the only way he could have communicated with anyone. Could have been thinking that he was going to try to get his phone to call police/parents, but once the phone was taken he had no other way but to fight his way out.

  • Carrington

    Listen, if someone came into my house and told my kid to get into the closet, he knew enough to get into the closet and then get his a$$ out of there as soon as possible. Who TF advising their kids to WAIT to be killed? Was he supposed to TRUST them? No, comply and then get your a$$ out of there and, grab that f*cking machete off the wall on your way out! Don't EVER let no MF tell you to "be quiet and follow me". I was taught by my parents to comply within reason - don't EVER let no MF kidnap you from a parking lot with no gun - let them shoot you in the parking lot because if they get you into the woods - you're DEAD. At least someone will hear the shots and the ambulance will soon be on the way. Die trying! If a MF comes in this house, do what they say but be looking around to figure out what you're going to do to get out of that situation - even if you have to put some cayenne pepper in your hand and toss it into their eyes and dive through the window - GET THE F*CK OUT!! WHO is telling their kids to wait in a closet for people to come back for them?

  • the guest

    THIS!

  • the guest

    AGREED.

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    ?????

  • the guest

    I said this yesterday on the thread, And his name is WORSE than Javontae. His name is Jataveon. He had no chance.

  • Nina Ross

    What a disgrace

  • davine puddin

    Alot of homes no longer have land lines. That may have caused him to spring into action to get his phone back

  • PLEASEDontTellMe

    I was a latchkey at the tender age of 6yrs old. and my mother worked NIGHTS. AND we lived on Western Avenue in South Central L.A. I would be coming in from school and moments later my mother would be leaving out to go to work. Too this day there are certain smells and sounds that i can not stand because it reminds me of those lonely days. On Saturdays, I would wake up and fix cereal and watch TV until my mother came through the door. She was typically home before the Saturday morning cartoons were off. One Saturday she didn't come home at the regular time. I called the police, and told them the Hill Side Strangler had got my mommy. The police came, looked around the spot. They asked me why did i think the Hill Side Strangler had my mom. I told them because my mom worked in Hill Side. 6 officers were standing outside our apartment when my mother came walking up. They told my mother i was a very smart little girl and to next time have the courtesy to call home and let me know when she is running late. They didnt arrest my mother. Though they should have and i wish they would have...

  • Curtis

    The 2000's black boys have already joined the system? Really sad because it was like the other day they born. With parents who like to party and don't want to grow old, this was bound to happen.

  • Bam Bam Li

    I'm done ??????

  • sandi

    First, all states have a minimum age where children can be left alone. If I lived in an apt. complex, and had children, I may not think it was a good idea. However, I can bet you that this area is made up of people who probably know each other casually. They know each other's moves. They trust each other to some degree. That being said, the problem with "children" is that they don't think in depth. He probably just instinctively opened the door. Clearly, the parent/s need to do more training in this area. As to a machete- seriously, you don't think they should own one-why. Kids in the south are taught early on to handle guns. Particularly those who grew up with parents, grands that hunt. I'm not mad at him about that machete. Machete, gun, hoe, shovel, baseball..whatever. God was watching this child and that's how he survived. However, everybody needs to be able to protect themselves. When my husband is out of town, the gun, and I have a baseball bat under my bed. Bring in the wasp and hornet spray if need be. I'm not mad at this family. People have to make decisions everyday. They did nothing wrong. Jateveon, 'nem did.

  • Marlika

    ? My mama would’ve whooped my ass when the police left.??

  • PLEASEDontTellMe

    OH she DID. I got my ASS kicked!!!!! which is why her ass should have been arrested.

  • Coffee1st

    You're right.
    But I still aint mad. They were dead wrong.

  • kboogie

    Yes.... And they would have charged the 11 yr. old as an adult with charges like attempted murder, unlawful use of a deadly weapon, plotting to kill while sitting in the closet, having a weapon on a residential wall, not holding a license to have a deadly weapon on a residential wall, trying to give a lobotomy without having a medical degree in the state he resides in.... Shall I go on......but since it was Opee from Mayberry and his daddy Andy and don't forget his great aunt Bee (not pictured), he is now looked at as a hero (p.s don't get me wrong, he did the right thing) the issue I have is always about fairness.... ?

  • Carrington

    While I can't stand made up names, to assume that he wasn't going to be $hit because of his name is the stuff that ignorance is made of and it fosters the resume "trash toss" process.

    By this logic, there is no Jemele, no Oprah, no Roland, no Tamron, no Kamala, no Thurgood, no Serena, no Venus and, no Barack. Your name doesn't shape your destiny - this mentality does.

  • smartchickfl

    I swear I thought it would be a Haitian or Jamaican little boy with that machete. I didn't know yt folks got down like that too?.

  • Pamela

    This li'l boy is feeling himself too much. Anyhoo, good job young man.

  • Coffee1st

    How is it crap when it's true?
    Or is it that you would rather hear truth at your convenience?

  • Carrington

    Another thing I learned from my grandmother... buy a can of wasp spray (because of that long stream of spray) and keep it next to your bed... if you're caught off guard by an intruder, spray their a$$es straight in the eyes from 10 feet away.

  • Seldomseen

    He got the right one that day!

  • tia

    you're right. But for this particular day, grace was on the child's side.

    God bless him.

  • Marlika

    ??

  • Cheryl10

    What a brave little boy! Yeap that's all I got for this post, ok now bye! https://media2.giphy.com/media/UrcXN0zTfzTPi/giphy.gif

  • Carrington

    Thank you! Because Carrington hasn't helped me get a single job. Let's deal with the issue that causes people to recognize that someone is black and toss their resume instead of trying to change our names to fool them into an interview.

  • Coffee1st

    He'll never live this down....

  • Cheryl10

    Sorry to hear U had o be alone at such an early age by yourself. My mom did the same thing with me, Being 8 years old and staying home alone, yes I was scared but I knew I could not let know one know that I was in the house alone otherwise my mom would kill me. But thank the most high that we are here today. :-)

  • tunjie

    I'd agree, I was staying at home at 11 myself. Only thing I may look at as wrong here is the little dude opening the door. I would have never opened the door in the first place without looking to see if I knew the person.

  • Coffee1st

    Complete with any criminal history of the parents and school records for the child.

  • 11pink123

    Good job baby boy. Lol??? haha I bet he won’t break in nobody else house again.... but Brandon don’t open the door for strangers anymore.

  • abby500

    Whatever...next

  • Carrington

    I'm confused ASF. A father teaches his son what to do in case an intruder runs up in the house. By the WORST luck possible, that scenario actually plays out in real life. The little boy protects himself (and possibly saves his own life) and y'all talking about, "what would've happened if he were black... he shouldn't have been at home alone (at ELEVEN years old)... why didn't he just stay in the closet (and wait for them to decide if they were going to kill him since he saw their faces, I suspect), why he had a machete, why his father taught him how to use a machete..."

    And NOT, "It's a damn good thing his father taught him what to do in case of an emergency, otherwise - kid might be dead!"

    I WEEP for us. I DO. How the absolute F*CK did anything OTHER than the dudes who ran up in this house become your core issue?

  • Alextra Ballard

    Lol...Whooped???... Yew got dat asz torn Up for openin that door?

  • Nik

    LOL! Same here. I said well looka here.

  • Topic Influencer

    whole thing irks me bc I am here and so are others. You hardly EVER hear about ANY parent getting charged for leaving anyone over say 10 alone in like a negligence case. Why? Bc we dont have such a law on the books. In fact there was one case not too long ago, and the parents DID get charged but sure enough the attorney found this same loophole and the charges were dropped. Its how I even know it exists. But hey. Let them go off.

  • Carrington

    My a$$ was at home much younger than this. Parents have to know their children. This boy took out intruders - clearly he's of the mindset that's not of the average 11 year old and his parents knew that... hell, the way day care costs are set-up these days, you have to be a fool asking for parents of an ELEVEN year old left in the house to be arrested. If you work at Walmart and have a kid big enough to give directions to your job, you're a damned fool to be paying somebody $300 per week to watch him until you get home. LOL

  • Coffee1st

    Can't speak for all but I applaud lil man. But, I guess, because this is a blog where thoughts and opinions are shared, the pink elephant was addressed. History has shown us repeatedly that this country's media has no problem villainizing the black victim. Acknowledging that does not annul the fact that Jevon... whatever his name is, was wrong and lil white boy protected his home rightfully n valiantly - its just an "inconvenient" truth that orbits this situation.

  • KcoolMuziq

    They would have still broken in whether he opened the door or not.

  • PLEASEDontTellMe

    GIRLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL! That's why she lost her man (at the time) that night. He came over, and saw she had whooped my ass. He was puzzled. He could not understand why i got punished for being a concerned child. He insisted that i go on their date. We went to the movies. (Saturday Night Fever). He didnt talk to her the whole time. My mom looked so pitiful. He took us home and broke up with my mom at the door. I swear i thought i was in for another ass kicking. My mother is lucky we didnt have social media in those days. I'd have been on Oprah and she'd still be infamous. shiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiittttttttt

  • Nik

    ?????????

  • REGINAGEORGE

    This is the importance of letting a man raise up a man

  • Coffee1st

    True.

  • Carrington

    Children are children... hell, I'm a grown man and sometimes, you instinctively open the door and think about it after it's too late.
    But, on another note, YO mama was gangster ASF. "Don't even open the door for ME!" I just had a visual of you opening the door for your mama and getting your a$$ whooped! LOL

  • Navybeans95

    Stop breaking and entering...and u won't get chopped or shot people are sick of this sshit ......

  • Angelique Johnson

    Good job little guy. It really shows that you will be a good protector for your future family. These people really need to stop looking for a quick way to have things that you can easily work for. Now he is in jail for what?! Years gone from his life for quick money.

  • Mielle Downey

    We all know how weak minded black people are when it come to leftists and their outrage syndrome lately, You all have a brain and can think logically so stop being feed and do your research. . So let's be clear....

    "In fact, the ad in question did not specify that the Central Park Five should be executed as it came at a time when the death penalty was illegal in New York. There had been a push for the state legislature to enact a new law to reinstate capital punishment which would require overriding the veto of then-Democratic Governor Mario Cuomo -- who had vetoed a death penalty bill a month before the attack.

    The defendants could not have been sentenced to capital punishment since it was not an option at the time of the crime, and the U.S. Constitution bans ex post facto laws.

    Additionally, when Trump was asked about the ad in May 1989 on Larry King Live, CNN claims he stated that he only supported the death penalty for adults -- which would have excluded the Central Park Five because they were all between the ages of 14 and 16.

  • Blak

    "You're better off to get a job than breaking into other people's house," I'm sure these clowns go back generations in their family as far as welfare and unemployment is concerned

  • JV

    I just feel like this whole thing is a plot from a B-movie. If dad was so worried about home invasions, why not just... get a big dog? Fork out 15-30 bucks a month for ADT?

    I'm all about teaching a young one to defend themselves, but a wielding a huge blade?? Could've gone wrong in more than a couple ways.

  • Yup, I said it

    These muthafucka knew that kid was home alone. They probably had watched that house. This asshole will probably try to sue the homeowners for his injuries. You cant have nothing! The devil is busy trying to kill, steal, or destroy.

  • JV

    That one was crazy. Did NOT see the pedo twist at the end.

  • Floriduhh Evans

    This ???

  • Yup, I said it

    In NC a child can stay home alone at 9 yrs old. At 12 they can babysit other kids. If people stop raising bad azzz kids they wouldn't have to pay for after school care and daycare for 13 yrs olds.

  • Lady_Elle

    I applaud the little boy.
    This LOSER... may have hurt him "just because"!

  • TransMichelle
  • Yup, I said it

    I hate a thief with a passion. That is entitlement on red bull, to feel like you got the right to just go up in somebody else house, take stuff and walk back out safely.

  • Connie

    Wow!

  • Navybeans95

    Being a victim of a home invasion...they caught me getting ready for work early in the morning....but u can best believe I won't get caught slipping again....

  • 1BlueStar

    These people had their home broken into before and the dad told his son how to be prepared if it happened again.

    He was...

  • Wreckognize Game

    You are correct. He shouldn’t have opened the door. However he was brave and smart to think of how to protect his house after he made that mistake. Had he not used his logical thinking that the bad guys came in unarmed and took his family’s unloaded gun then it wouldn’t have gone in his favor.

  • NeverSurprised

    PREACH!!!!!?????????

  • NeverSurprised

    You know some of our people have been conditioned by certain socital forces to ALWAYS see themselves as the VICTIM . They view EVERYTHING through the prism of "black victimhood," so there is never any room for rational anlysis of each situation. For them, the black thief or rapist or even murderer is ALWAYS the "victim", so long as there is a white person anywhere in the equation. Even if that white person is an innocent 11 year old kid trying to defend his home and property. Many Black americans have lost their moral compass.

  • T865!

    ?????

  • T865!

    ?????

  • Hazel

    Given how blacks are robbed and pillaged by the establishment everyday, I'm withholding my praise in straight defiance. I don't condone thievery, but I'll choke before I praise a lil wyte boy chopping a black man for ANY reason.

  • Hazel

    Given how blacks are robbed and pillaged by the establishment everyday, I'm withholding my praise in straight defiance. I don't condone thievery, but I'll choke before I praise a lil wyte boy chopping a black man for ANY reason.

  • Mz_Opinionated

    Happy Birthday Sweetie!!!!! Enjoy!

  • Mz_Opinionated

    Happy Birthday Sweetie!!!!! Enjoy!

  • Wile E. Coli

    oh puhleeease. You would defend this POS?

  • Wile E. Coli

    He's not going to get any better. He will do this or worse again and hopefully be shot or trampled to death.

  • ?Patty Kakes?

    The robber definitely deserved what he got but where does tgos put the mindset of this white white kid that's getting praises for nearly killing a black guy? That is the question.

  • Wile E. Coli

    Two people collide in the dark in the home of one of them. One had a father. The other didn't.

  • the guest

    AMEN!!!!

  • Branch Davidian

    Hey kid...he was just stealing your cell phone...nothing worth losing your head over!!

  • Renee26

    I knew it from the beginning because he paid too much attention to that little girl who left her doll and the child's drawing left behind... The fight to the death was a surprise to me

  • Lindac

    Congress are you hearing a young child, people - all people need jobs, trade schools and good education like the ones that they as black people can't get across town. I think anybody would have protected their home no matter what the color of the person was. This child now needs therapy. Parents, take your children with you when you leave the house, or have a grown-up there to oversee this child. Hopefully, the person that broke into the home will rethink his future actions.

  • Listen2Me

    It didn’t have to be anything on the phone. It’s HIS phone. And plus I think Sandra added that piece herself (I didn’t watch the video).

  • Hazel

    Did you not see where I said 'I don't condone thievery'? Reading is fundamental.

  • the guest

    This is not about literal charges, this is about spinning a racist narrative of neglect if this were a black child home alone during a burglary.

  • the guest

    Exactly!

  • Marlika

    ?

  • Marlika

    Did you ever tell your mom how you felt?? That one thing I regret not doing but I remember my sister did and my mom denied it or try to down play things??????

  • Nathan Hastings

    These niggas don't want to work. Good job kid...

  • Marlika

    ??? You remembered!! Thank you!! I’m at work ?? being annoyed by people. But when I get off it’s on and popping for the next 4 days!!???

  • HC54

    How about the INTRUDERS father should have instructed him to get a job and not break into other peoples home? How about that?

  • HC54

    How many times have you been arrested and in prison?

  • IAmLawlessBrooks

    Regardless what he was stealing, the kid went in defense mode! Can't blame the kid

  • Lucky8

    He should have minced him up. I hope the little s*it gets life, f*ck him.

  • fRAktal Reality

    Let's liquidate deceptions. Don't play innocent, Wile E Coli.

    Don't deny your criminal heritage.

    The Caucasian's unhidden nature and true culture is CRIMINALITY--always has been and always will be.

    Who do you think you're fooling? The nerve of you lyin' @ss, recessive hybrid apes from Asia.

    Indigenous Blacks, globally, have continuously tolerated murderous, warmongering, theiving Mongoloid/Caucasoid groups who encroached upon their spaces and stripped them of their autonomy, sovereignty, land and natural resources and caused conditions of poverty through the implementation and propagation of corrupt, economically- driven criminal systems of governance that adversely impact the life activities of autochthons through executed policies of exclusion, discrimination and genocide.

    You want to blame-displace Blacks for criminality that is your invention?

    Before you moppets came along, our societies were free of crime, jails and prisons. Criminality can not fester in the mind of an individual who creates and produces value.

    A Black person with an uncreative mind and who is economically deprived or distressed will turn to crime for remedy. On the other hand, crime is a fun sport and profitable for the Caucasian. it is his innate genetic instruction that sustains his survival on this planet. He is a super predator and exploiter. The evidence is in the destructive technologies he produces that harms people, animals, plants and planetary environment.

    Only within the pathology of Caucasoid groups from Asia is there a collective mass consensus, as their perceived sovereign and universal right, to take from whomever they want, however they want and whenever they want. That is the framework of a criminal pathologist.

  • Mz_Opinionated

    Of course I remembered. It's the same day as one of my co-workers. I hope you have the most amazing birthday ever! Shake your butt and drink for me...OR...whatever your desire. This weekend starting Friday it's supposed to clear up so you should have a wonderful time with good weather ?

  • fRAktal Reality

    Neither of them would exist without a father, the sperm donor.

  • Vonn

    I don't think that little boy used a machete on the intruder, I think he simply bit him...

  • Guest

    The intruder most likely didn't have a father around to teach him right from wrong which is why he's out here robbing people.

  • HC54

    But i thought these strong independent black women don't need a man

  • currvalicious

    Once he finishes serving his 15-to life sentence.

  • currvalicious

    I really hate this for this young black guy. I'm glad the child is safe & wasn't harmed physically. However, we must do better w/our own. Mentoring, encouragement, programs within the community, etc...he's only 19 yes old, & if this is the path he's headed on, nothing good will become of him. Now, unfortunately he has a record, & will do jail time. The only good this is, we wasn't killed by the homeowner. That machete could've easily been a gun.

  • Applebootay

    But when Hall pocketed Braydon's cell phone, the youngster took swift action...................... https://media3.giphy.com/media/DeJ2ifS2V2zlu/giphy.gif

  • DeepThinker

    (Scrolled back up) he’s definitely capable. Ol crafty beaver looking a$$$ ?????

  • Applebootay

    I'm laughing but not praising...think about it...if it were a black boy who sliced a white intruder...DCFS would be knocking at the door as to why you leaving a 11 yr old child home unattended...instead of throwing baseballs...a black kid would be in CPS custody......

  • DeepThinker

    Oprah Roland Tamron Kamala and Thurgood have syllable flow and are easy to pronounce. These are actual names I think Oprah is a modified biblical name.
    Jateveon is some made up hood nonsense by a ignorant mama that wanted a unique name for her child. If I saw him or his resume they both would go straight in the garbage. If he wants to deghettophy he should shorten it to Jae and maybe he stands a shot.

  • PLEASEDontTellMe

    awww thank you for inquiring. i tried and it and I were minimized and the history revised....unfortunately, i don't have a relationship with my mother. The ancestors living and past, gave me permission to release the relationship in 2016. I did. I have a drawer filled with cards and letters i thought i would send here and there, but never have.

  • Hazel

    Well, damn!

  • Logan Roberts

    Alright lil Timmy, don't go feeling your self because this could've had a different ending. Ijs.

  • Reenaface

    They train their youngsters to shoot guns at 3 yrs old along with survival skills. Very unfortunate situation but the dude picked the wrong house and that's how it goes sometimes. Oh and, the robber won't have to worry about getting employment where he's going.

  • Sassie

    *Stands up and applauds* - this is what u get when u come into people's homes uninvited. Good job, kid. Glad he wasn't hurt. On another note, why does this kid have a fucking MACHETE on his wall? And he obviously didn't almost SEVER dude's head if he walked out of the hospital, LOL...prolly wacked him good though.

  • Sassie

    This has NOTHING to do with race. Geesh.

  • Ghost

    ???. These kids and their cellphones! It was ok to take the PlayStation but hell to the naw on his cellphone ???

  • smartchickfl

    ??

  • Marlika

    I will!!! ?? I’ll throw a few back for you. Not sure how well I can shake it. My knees buckle on me at times.??????

  • EMILY POST

    Maybe it’s time to teach people the right thing to do... good for the boy he flipped when dude took his cellphone! Maybe people need to Stop breaking into people’s homes you get what you get. Don’t care what race .. that idiot lucky he didn’t die .. he was dead wrong

  • Patricia

    welp, no job now with that criminal record! on another note, people dont play about their phones. i know my house gets scrubbed up & down when i take away my kids phones. thats the best work i get out of them. that is like their lifeline lol

  • Patricia

    oh puhleeeeeze. i dont have a father and NEVER stole anybodys anything. a thief is a thief is a thief. he could have a dad and would still be swindling, cheating, and crooking his way through life bc that is WHO HE IS. no matter how you dress sin up, it always comes out eventually.

  • Patricia

    where didd race come up? in YOUR racist mind?

  • ?Patty Kakes?

    Girl bye it has not3to with race. It's about that poor child State of Mind.

  • Mz_Opinionated

    I'm at physical therapy now for my knee! Don't get old. You got this...Shake and twerk and move ??

  • Vonn

    ??

  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    LOL

  • NSYDEOUT

    Lololololol!

  • ?Patty Kakes?

    Its all about the child. You have to take into consideration the race of the robber. The child had no malice behind what he did but after seeing the video of the father it makes you wonder if he will be taught that

  • ?Patty Kakes?

    Oh my god you went allllllllllllll the way innnnnnnn????

  • Kimberly King

    Lil homie had enough when he saw that PlayStation and phone getting scooped up ! Lmao one day folks gon' learn to stop running up on people tryna rob them. My uncle got off scotch f*cking free from shooting a man in the head after the man attempted to rob him at gunpoint. The judge to him to go home and enjoy his family. Leave people alone ! I'm sick of it. Like damn if I'm not bothering you, why TF are you bothering me?!

  • Lynette Collins

    Dear sir, imma need you to start some kind of self help/self defense for these youths because you are spot on with all of this and some people just didn't raise their children as we were raised. Really good tactics!!

  • Michelle

    Love this kid!

  • 2gr8ful

    "If they come in the door, you let them have it," the father said.
    Congrats to the little boy but his father needs to tell him not to open the door.

  • Passion

    He was able to walk out the hospital and stayed missing for 40 hrs, he wasn’t that hurt!

  • the guest

    They train their youngsters to shoot guns at 3 yrs old along with survival skills.

    Exactly.

  • the guest

    That machete could've easily decapitated him. The minute the young black robbers saw it was a little white kid home alone they should've been like sorry kid, wrong house. The robbers must be drug addicts because the crime is brazen.

    What made these young black robbers think they would get away with pointing a pellet gun at, kicking in the stomach, locking in the closet, and robbing a white child. Hood black kids have not an ounce of discernment or common sense in Post-race America.

  • Y’all Jealous Cuz I’m Prudy

    "For them, the black thief or rapist or even murderer is ALWAYS the "victim", so long as there is a white person anywhere in the equation. "

    ?????????? Preach!!! I dont care about the race...they broke into someone's private home and I'm happy as hèll that little boy handled his business. People need to stay on topic. This isn't about race, this is about a damn burglar (who just happens to be black), getting instant karma from a kid (who just happens to be white) who was REALLY about that life. Switch the races and I would still feel the same way. The burglar is a P.O.S...PERIOD!

  • Marlika

    From person experience send her a card or a letter explaining how you feel and why you that way. I’m saying this because I never had the opportunity to do with my mom before she died. I’m stubborn will hold a grudge forever. My mom died they day before my 24th birthday 18 years ago. Don’t go through the pain and regret I did. At least get off your chest. Even if you write it out and send it without a return address. ??

  • Marlika

    I’ll do my 2 step with my drank in hand!!???

  • Y’all Jealous Cuz I’m Prudy

    I agree and the key word is "Man".

    A real man can raise a boy into a real man just like a man boy will usually raise another man boy.

  • the guest

    I see what you are saying that the 11 year old what child had his father present and nurturing in his life with empowered the boy and the 19 year old black teen with no father present is dis-empowered and ends up a burglar.

    Paternal abandonment can negatively effect some people.

  • Y’all Jealous Cuz I’m Prudy

    Or a b?llet...point is burglars need to stop being losers.

  • Y’all Jealous Cuz I’m Prudy

    It's a crying shame a 11 year old KID had to tell him to get a job. How embarrassing.

    Again, Kudos to this kid for thinking fast, protecting his home and landing a devastating strike on that thieving idiot...Great job dad for teaching your son how to protect himself!!!

  • Y’all Jealous Cuz I’m Prudy

    He was hurt enough to go to the hospital though.

  • Y’all Jealous Cuz I’m Prudy

    Some people hate their own life so much, all they think about is how they can plot on others and cause them misery. They are the REAL miserable souls out here. They never think things may backfire or turn fatal for THEM.

  • Mz_Opinionated

    Yaasss ?

  • Y’all Jealous Cuz I’m Prudy

    It's nothing wrong with him having a machete, if he understands HOW and WHEN to use it, which he clearly does.

  • GinJen

    "even if you have to put some cayenne pepper in your hand and toss it into their eyes and dive through the window" https://media2.giphy.com/media/8x8XzoP8qQa4w/giphy.gif

  • GinJen

    This the funniest sht I've heard all damn day?

  • Renee26

    ?

  • Wile E. Coli

    one boy's father taught him to defend himself and his family. The other boy's father.. not so much. Can't deny it. Good fathers make a hell of a difference. Your mileage may vary.

  • Mita

    Oh what a bleeding heart. I am so glad that boy did what he did. I'm not glad that he wasn't killed. He got what he deserved and it time that our own act like Black lives matter. Because if that trash knew how much Black lives matter then he would not have choose to be a criminal and terrorize other with can an often does result in death. Now that he is off the street. This is one less criminal to worry about harming us all.

  • Ghetto Real Name

    It was broad daylight tho. Nice narrative tho.

  • Prince Zuko

    A black kid shot and killed a home intruder and the government was trying to give this kid life how is this different ? Oh that's white

  • Big Sprinter

    agree.

  • MNjumpoffacliff

    Kudos to the youngster

  • Bill

    "He should get a job and not steal from others", that kid has more common sense than all the Democrat candidates combined.

  • daniel barnes

    post a link please.

  • chris

    That's wild, glad u made it through..Thanks for sharing

  • Jussjess25

    This is all they need ?????

  • Joni
  • Dora LaBelle

    The child should be fine. Thankfully, he does not have a murder to live with. He probably feels the same as a person would feel after giving a bully a well-deserved ass whooping.

  • ?Patty Kakes?

    You know what. I never thought about it like. Your probably right.