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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 16, 2013 | By Ashley Powers
Long Beach police shot and wounded a woman Saturday who appeared to be brandishing a gun outside a downtown post office. The department's mental health team spoke to the woman for more than an hour before the shooting, which was captured on video, said police spokeswoman Marlene Arrona. The woman, whose identity was not released, was hospitalized in critical condition. Police were called to the intersection of 3rd Street and Long Beach Boulevard about 9:47 a.m. Callers reported seeing a woman with a gun, Arrona said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 31, 2013 | By Hailey Branson-Potts
Two men in their 20s were shot and wounded in Sherman Oaks and taken to a hospital Thursday night, CBSLA reported . Police were seeking suspects in a shooting near Murietta Avenue and Moorpark Street, an officer with the Los Angeles Police Department's Van Nuys station told The Times. Police received a call about the shooting at 9:43 p.m., the officer said. Officers were still searching the area. No other details were immediately available. ALSO: Mayor's office: Top transportation department executive to resign Man convicted of using gas can to cause O.C. motel room explosion Car chase: Suspect drives backward, atop medians, blows red lights hailey.branson@latimes.com Twitter: @haileybranson | Google+
NATIONAL
March 20, 2012 | By Rene Lynch
When a rash of burglaries and other crimes broke out in and around a gated community in Sanford, Fla., residents wanted some form of protection. Someone raised the possibility of a neighborhood watch group. But only one resident seems to have  come forward for the duties: George Zimmerman. Zimmerman, 28, is the focal point for national outrage over the fatal Feb. 26 shooting of an unarmed teen, Trayvon Martin. The 17-year-old was returning from a sugar run -- he'd bought a bag of Skittles and an iced tea at a local convenience store -- and was reportedly talking on a cellphone to his girlfriend when he crossed paths with Zimmerman.
NATIONAL
October 7, 2009
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 13, 2013 | By Alicia Banks
A man died Wednesday afternoon in a shooting involving officers with the Hawthorne Police Department, authorities said. The shooting occurred at 12:31 p.m. in the 13900 block of South Cerise Avenue , according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, which responded to the incident. INTERACTIVE: L.A. Times Homicide Report  The man who was killed, identified by authorities as a suspect, was taken to a hospital, where he died from his injuries.
SPORTS
December 4, 2009 | By Mark Medina
After nearly every baseline cut, Clippers guard Eric Gordon penetrated, squared up to the basket and swished a three-point shot. By sinking five consecutive three-pointers in one segment during his 20-minute shooting session following Thursday's practice, a remote control was not necessary to replay his shooting stroke. With Gordon absent for nine of the last 12 games, his shooting clinic provided a reminder of what the Clippers have been sorely lacking. Aside from his 18.1 points per game and play-making abilities, the Clippers (8-11)
NATIONAL
September 19, 2013 | By Becca Clemons
WASHINGTON - The Washington Navy Yard reopened Thursday morning following the shooting that resulted in 13 deaths there earlier in the week. The base opened at 6 a.m., as usual, with all facilities accessible except for the gym and Building 197, where the shooting occurred, a Navy spokeswoman said. A letter from Vice Adm. Bill French to employees said Thursday was a "regular workday. " "I join with you in grieving for our Navy Yard colleagues and Navy family who were senselessly gunned down on Monday," French wrote.
NATIONAL
September 1, 2013 | By Matt Pearce
A Salt Lake City-area policeman was shot and killed Sunday and two other people were critically wounded, police said, in an unexplained outbreak of violence that forced residents of a suburban neighborhood to stay in their homes. Draper City Police Department Chief Bryan Roberts -- appearing with members of Draper's city council and other city officials at a televised news conference -- was visibly shaken as he announced that Sgt. Derrick Johnson had died after being taken to a hospital.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 21, 2014 | By Joseph Serna
Los Angeles police say a brazen shooting in broad daylight in Koreatown on Monday afternoon may have been gang-related. Police said just before 2 p.m., two unidentified men walked up to two men in their 20s in a parking lot driveway at South Normandie Avenue and West 3 rd Street and briefly exchanged words before opening fire. HOMICIDE REPORT: A story for every victim Both victims were shot multiple times and pronounced dead at the hospital. The coroner has yet to release their identities.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 31, 2013 | By Ari Bloomekatz
One man was killed and one wounded Saturday afternoon in a shooting in Hawaiian Gardens. The shooting occurred at about 2 p.m. near the intersection of 215th Street and Norwalk Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The two men were hit by gunfire, the Sheriff's Department said. They were both taken to a hospital, where one of them died. Authorities said an investigation was ongoing.  ALSO: Gloria Allred has resignation 'gifts' for Mayor Bob Filner Porn actress' positive HIV test leads to a state investigation Matt Romney, Mitt's son, decides not to run for mayor of San Diego Twitter: @aribloomekatz | Facebook ari.bloomekatz@latimes.com
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