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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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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+
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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.
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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.
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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
June 9, 2013 | By Frank Shyong, Angel Jennings and Jean Merl
A fifth victim of the Santa Monica shooting rampage died Sunday as Santa Monica College students and staff tired to cope with the violence and prepared to return to the campus Monday. Student Marcela Franco, 26, died with her family by her side at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica College officials announced. Franco, who had just enrolled at the school for summer classes, and her father, Carlos Navarro Franco, a 68-year-old groundskeeper at the college, were shot while inside the father's SUV in a parking lot on the campus.
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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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July 10, 2013 | By Christine Mai-Duc
The city of Hawthorne has been besieged by protests since a video emerged of a police officer shooting a Rottweiler. The city was forced to cancel its City Council meeting Tuesday after Web traffic overwhelmed the city's website and prevented officials from posting the meeting agenda. The website, down since last Monday, was flooded with traffic after a public outcry against a video posted to YouTube that shows a Hawthorne police officer fatally shooting a dog while restraining its owner, Leon Rosby.
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