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Jamel Danzy biography: 13 things about Hammond, Indiana man

Jamel Danzy is an African-American man from Indiana, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Hammond, Indiana. Aside from Hammond, he has lived in other parts of Indiana including Gary. (a)
  2. His brother Roderic Hopkins lives in Gary. He loves kids, according to Hopkins. He previously worked with youth at the Hobart Family YMCA in Hobart, Indiana. (b)
  3. He describes himself as a realist. (a)
  4. He went to Merrillville Senior High School in Merrillville, Indiana. (a)
  5. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, Iowa, USA and his master’s degree from Northcentral University in San Diego, California, USA. (a) (b)
  6. Between September 2019 and June 2021, he was given three speeding tickets, which have been paid. (b)
  7. In December 2019, he started working as a classroom aide for the Head Start program hosted by the Merrillville Community School Corporation in partnership with Geminus Corporation. (b)
  8. On October 20, 2020, he wrote on Facebook, “If anyone kids need help in tutoring, I’m your guy, I’m starting a tutoring service as of now and would love to help. Message me for details.” (a)
  9. On March 18, 2021, he bought Glock Model 44, .22-caliber semiautomatic pistol at a gun shop in Hammond. He allegedly sold the gun to Emonte M. Morgan, then 21, of Chicago, Illinois, USA, who was not legally entitled to buy a gun. (b) (c)
  10. On June 2, 2021, he was charged with speeding, operating a vehicle without financial responsibility and operating a vehicle with a false plate or a plate that belongs to another vehicle. (b) (c)
  11. On August 7, 2021, a Honda CR-V registered to him was stopped by three Chicago Police Department officers including Ella French, then 29, on South Bell Avenue in Chicago over expired plates. Emonte and a female passenger were in the sport utility vehicle, which was being driven by Emonte’s brother Eric Morgan, then 22. Emonte allegedly fatally shot French using the pistol he bought on March 18, 2021. (c)
  12. He was 29 years old when he was arrested on August 8, 2021 at a restaurant in Munster, Illinois where he was working. He was charged with conspiracy to violate federal firearm laws. (c)
  13. On August 11, 2021, U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeffrey Gilbert agreed to release him on terms that included a $4,500 unsecured bond, supervision by court personnel and a warning to have no contact with Eric. (c)



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