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July 18, 2001 | HECTOR BECERRA and NADRA KAREEM, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Three people were fatally shot--including a pregnant woman--and six others were wounded Monday night in shootings across Los Angeles County. In Pomona, police were looking for three men involved in the fatal drive-by shooting of a pregnant 18-year-old and the wounding of two other people, Sgt. Paul Capraro said. Maria Maya, four months pregnant, was airlifted to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center where she was pronounced dead at 10:55 p.m., Capraro said.
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July 11, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
A 26-year-old Lancaster man was shot in the back early Tuesday morning while sitting in his car at a gas station, authorities said. Patrick Redman was parked at the station at Division Street and Avenue J about 12:15 a.m. when a man walked up and shot him with a handgun, said Deputy Dan Burdick of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Redman drove to his home nearby and called authorities, Burdick said.
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July 5, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
Two Santa Clarita residents were shot, one critically, at a house in which a suspected methamphetamine lab was found, authorities said Wednesday. A man called police early Wednesday to report that his wife had just been shot, according to Lt. Scott Young of the Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's station. Police went to the house in the 23400 block of Darcy Lane and found a man and woman, both of whom had gunshot wounds to the upper body.
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July 5, 2001 | PATRICIA WARD BIEDERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two Santa Clarita residents were shot, one critically wounded, in a house in which a suspected methamphetamine lab was found, authorities said Wednesday. Just after midnight Tuesday, a man called police to report, "My wife has just been shot," according to Lt. Scott Young of the Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's station. In the house, in the 23400 block of Darcy Lane, police found a man and woman, both with gunshot wounds to the upper body. Another man was found unharmed in the house, police said.
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July 2, 2001 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A teenage girl was shot to death, and two teenagers were seriously wounded, early Sunday in Compton after being confronted by suspected gang members, authorities said. Elvira Ramirez, 15, died at a hospital, said Sheriff's Deputy Faye Bugarin. The two friends were hospitalized in stable condition, she said. The shooting at North Paulsen Avenue and Peach Street occurred about 12:30 a.m. shortly after two men approached the teenagers and asked if they belonged to a gang, Bugarin said.
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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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