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June 27, 2001
A Littlerock man was convicted Tuesday of attempted murder and assault for shooting his wife and stepdaughter in a murder-suicide attempt. Louis Hunter Jr., 40, faces multiple life terms for the June 2000 incident in Palmdale, in which he also turned the gun on himself, prosecutors said. Hunter was upset over a pending divorce, Deputy Dist. Atty. Robert Sherwood said.
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June 23, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
Sheriff's deputies searched Friday for a hit-and-run driver who allegedly shot at a man who videotaped him fleeing a car accident near Lancaster. A man driving a blue 1985 Monte Carlo allegedly struck the back of a 1998 Chrysler Sebring late Thursday night on Avenue J at 10th Street West, said Lancaster Sheriff's Deputy Donald Rubio.
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June 18, 2001 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Separate shootings sent two men to hospitals early Sunday morning, police said. Vardan Garibyan, 26, of Glendale was shot several times in the abdomen about 12:30 a.m. Sunday while celebrating his birthday at a party in the 100 block of South Glenoaks Boulevard, Burbank Police Lt. Kevin Krafft said. A man was arrested, but he was refusing to give his name and police had yet to identify him, police said.
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June 17, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
A 19-year-old Norwalk man was shot to death Friday night while riding his bike in a neighborhood near Norwalk High School, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Investigators say Rudy Padilla, who was riding in a residential area near Jersey Avenue and Belcher Street about 8 p.m., was shot several times by someone in a dark Honda. Padilla died at a local hospital.
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June 13, 2001 | SARAH HALE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An Athens father of five who family members say was heading off to work was fatally shot Tuesday morning after crossing the street to his car. Medford "Mickey" Morrer, 42, had just left his home about 6:20 a.m. when he was approached by an unknown man and shot several times in his upper torso.
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May 21, 2001 | From a Times Staff Writer
Police are searching for a gunman who shot four teenagers and a 21-year-old man late Saturday outside a downtown Pomona dance hall. The wounds were not life-threatening, but at least two victims were seriously hurt, authorities said. The attacker shot two 14-year-old girls, a 14-year-old boy, a 16-year-old boy and the 21-year-old man about 11:15 p.m. outside the dance hall at 611 W. Second St., officials said. All of the victims are Pomona residents.
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May 13, 2001
A Long Beach liquor store clerk shot and killed one of two people who allegedly tried to rob the store, police said Saturday. Long Beach police said the shooting occurred late Friday when the clerk at Joe's Liquor Store on Santa Fe Avenue was confronted by two suspected robbers, one of whom showed a handgun. The clerk drew a gun and shot one man, who died at the scene, police said. His suspected accomplice fled and was still at large Saturday. Neither the clerk nor the dead man was identified.
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May 1, 2001
A man accused of shooting two people during an argument surrendered to members of the Los Angeles County sheriff's SWAT team early Monday in Paramount after a brief standoff, authorities said. Sergio Nevarez, 32, was taken into custody in the 8800 block of Somerset Boulevard, where he had barricaded himself in a motor home after the shooting on Sunday evening, authorities said. Nevarez reportedly had been arguing with two people in the 8500 block of Eglise Avenue about 10 p.m.
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April 19, 2001
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department released a sketch Wednesday, shown above, of a man wanted in the attempted murder of Deputy Angel Dominguez. The 10-year veteran was nearly killed last week when he stopped a driver in Norwalk who then shot him in the neck with a handgun. The bullet narrowly missed Dominguez's spine and major arteries. He is recovering from his wounds. The car was described as a gold, four-door Nissan or Honda.
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