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Victims, Oct. 9-14, 2007

October 15, 2007 |  4:25 pm

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The following series of posts comprises the weekly list of homicide victims in Los Angeles County for this period. A slow week--until Sunday, that is, when at least seven people were killed, including two in LAPD's Pacific Division, which covers Venice and parts of the Westside, one of the lowest homicide areas in the city. Reports from days past are updated here: The information is from law enforcement, the Los Angeles County coroner, and families. Above, the cousins of Julio Lizano, Echo Park victim from Sunday, light a candle next to the bloodstain on the sidewalk where he fell.


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The murders in NYC are "off the chain" also. In poor communities around America, death, jail, failing schools, hopelessness are the norm.

American leaders (politicians, businesses, educational) need to CARE!



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