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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

UPDATE: New details emerge on weekend shootings

Sunday night shootings: Victim shot at John Street, other incidents nearby

As Plainfielders absorb the news of the resumption of the gang wars over the weekend, more details are emerging.

I am told that a female victim was shot near John Street and West 4th Street minutes before the cars were shot up at Elmwood Village.

Taken to the hospital, she is said to have initially lied about the location of the shooting.

The shooting and the gunplay at both Elmwood Gardens and Liberty Village appear to be a continuation of the gang war, I am told.

While both the Courier (see here) and the Ledger (see here) reported on the shootings involving Hispanic victims, neither has yet reported on these incidents.

-- Dan Damon [follow]

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