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May 28, 1994 | EDWARD J. BOYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Aldo Vega opened his collar to show the jagged patch of fresh scar tissue where the bullet hit his right clavicle, explaining that the bone deflected it into his neck. His family agonized last month during the hours he was in surgery. Doctors had told them Vega could be paralyzed. But the teen-ager pulled through and is recovering, although he sometimes uses a cane to steady himself. And what he calls a "strange sensation" in his right wrist comes and goes.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 28, 1994 | EDWARD J. BOYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Aldo Vega opened his collar to show the jagged patch of fresh scar tissue where the bullet hit his right clavicle, explaining that the bone deflected it into his neck. His family agonized last month during the hours he was in surgery. Doctors had told them Vega could be paralyzed. But the teen-ager pulled through and is recovering, although he sometimes uses a cane to steady himself. And what he calls a "strange sensation" in his right wrist comes and goes.
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May 24, 1994 | EDWARD J. BOYER and ANDREA FORD, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A group of prominent Mexican Americans asked state Atty. Gen. Dan Lungren on Monday to investigate a Lynwood grocer's shooting of a 14-year-old boy who allegedly had shoplifted a package of cookies. Attorney Alex Jacinto said Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Gil Garcetti had "abused his discretion" by refusing to file charges against the grocer. Garcetti announced last week that his office declined to prosecute grocer Su Yong (Michael) Kim because "no prosecutable crime occurred."
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May 20, 1994 | EDWARD J. BOYER and ANDREA FORD, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
No criminal charges will be filed against a Lynwood grocer who shot and critically wounded a teen-ager in an incident some activists called racially motivated, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office announced Thursday. There is insufficient evidence to charge grocer Su Yong (Michael) Kim, who chased and shot 14-year-old Aldo Vega on April 2 after Vega and another youth ran from Kim's store, allegedly without paying for cookies, authorities said. Dist. Atty.
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