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May 25, 1986
A 15-year-old Los Angeles girl was in critical condition Saturday after an apparent gang-related drive-by shooting in the Lennox area. Sheriff's deputies said La Shaun Harris had gathered with her friends after attending the funeral of a gang member, when the shooting occurred about 1 p.m. on the porch of a home at 1040 W. 111th St. Three to five males were believed to have been in a car that drove by, but no suspects were in custody, deputies said. Harris was taken to Martin Luther King Jr.
September 9, 2008 | My-Thuan Tran
A drive-by shooting left one man dead Monday, and police said the killing may be gang-related. Police received a call at 6:45 a.m. of shots being fired from a moving vehicle in the 600 block of North Bewley Street, said Santa Ana Police Cpl. Jose Gonzalez. When officers arrived, they found a man lying in the street in front of a church, with multiple gunshot wounds to his torso and a leg. The victim, Fernando Lagunas, 20, of Santa Ana was taken to UC Irvine Medical Center, where he died, Gonzalez said.
March 25, 1990
Three men were wounded in a drive-by shooting early Saturday morning as they walked with a friend in Southeast San Diego. Police said that the men exchanged words with the passengers of a passing compact car in the 1000 block of 43rd Street about 2 a.m. Then, according to a witness, the driver of the car made a U-turn and shots rang out as it passed the group on the sidewalk. One of the men was hit in the groin, another in the arm and the third in the leg.
May 25, 1992
A young couple walking on a sidewalk suffered gunshot injuries in a drive-by shooting that may be gang-related, police reported Sunday. The victims, identified as Ernesto Silva Jr., 20, and Yvette Herrera, 18, both of Placentia, were treated at separate hospitals for wounds which police said were not life-threatening. Silva suffered birdshot pellet wounds to the head and back, and Herrera had pellet injuries along her back. Police did not disclose the hospitals to which they were taken. Sgt.
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