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June 13, 2013 | By Michael Muskal
Four people were shot and killed in a St. Louis business building Thursday, a police homicide officer told the Los Angeles Times. The shootings were inside a building known as the Cherokee Place Business Incubator, a project that houses several independent companies. Police are still investigating the incident that began at about 1:40 p.m., said the officer, who asked not to be identified because he was not authorized to speak for the department. Details of the incident were sketchy, but police said there was no active search for a gunman.
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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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January 6, 2014 | By Joseph Serna
Pomona police searching for a man suspected of shooting a woman and pistol-whipping another didn't have to look far to find him. Isaac Serrano, 27, a suspected gang member, was arrested a day later in the El Monte jail on suspicion of driving under the influence. It all started about 6:30 p.m. Saturday when Pomona police say Serrano confronted his two alleged victims in their apartment in the 600 block of North Huntington Avenue. Serrano believed the pair had been involved in a nearby burglary, officials said in a statement, and during the argument became violent and “shot one victim and beat the other with his handgun.” Children who were in the apartment and witnessed the incident were not injured, police said.
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+
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)
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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.
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.
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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.
WORLD
October 21, 2013 | By Laura King
CAIRO -- Gunmen opened fire on wedding celebrants outside a Coptic Christian church late Sunday, killing at least three people, including a young girl and the mother of the groom. About a dozen others were injured, officials and state media said. The drive-by shooting in a Cairo suburb was part of a grim pattern of attacks against the Coptic minority in the wake of the coup that toppled Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July. Some of his followers blame Christians for instigating the enormous protests that preceded his ouster.
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