Bob Shelton Murder Essay

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In Tusla a teenage boy, Bob Shelton, was murdered by Greaser Johnny Cade and left lying dead. The Greaser then fled along with another Greaser, Ponyboy Curtis, who witness the murder. The police are on the hunt for these two criminals right now. Johnny is not justified in what he did and is guilty because he wanted to kill Bob out of revenge for what Bob had previously done to him, there were other solutions to the situation that Johnny was in, and Johnny fled the scene. One reason that Johnny killed Bob is that he wanted revenge. Prior to the murder, Ponyboy Curtis noticed that Bob Shelton had a “blue Mustang” and was wearing “three heavy rings” just like the person who “cut up” Johnny’s face (Hinton 44). This proves that Johnny had motivation

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