What comes around goes around

joel - chicopee, Massachusetts
Entered on April 15, 2009
Age Group: 18 - 30

I was 18 when I saw my cousin get shot in front of me all because he gave a guy the wrong look. We were walking home from the gym and we came upon a couple of people “GANGS” they looked like they were looking for some trouble. Seeing that we just finished working out, I guess they thought we were tough.

So being that it was obvious what they wanted to fight we proceeded to walk towards our house in the projects. I noticed that they started to cross over to our side and my cousin said “watch your back”. So I did as he told me and started to watch the gang.

As we got closer to a corner to a corner where a lot people like to hangout we thought hey, there’s a lot of people around so they won’t do anything. We thought wrong. As the say got closer to the end of the street and got closer to home that’s when it happened. We got to our block and my cousin looked at one of the guys with a gesture and the guy seems to misunderstand.

So he got all on my cousin’s face and when my cousin tried to avoid him one thing led to another “Bang” in one moment, I have my cousin in my arms dead and gone. So I told the guy “what goes around comes around”. 3 weeks later he got life in prison.

Some people do things to others without thinking about the consequences. I believe that you should think about what you do before you do, because you might like the out come.