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United States

5 August 2007

San Francisco Chronicle / AP

OAKLAND, California — As community leaders gathered to mourn the brazen daytime slaying of an Oakland journalist and denounce the city's chronic violence, gunfire claimed seven more lives in separate incidents over a two-day span. Kevin F. Sharp Jr., 20, was watching television at his East Oakland home early Sunday morning when he answered a knock at his door and was fatally shot, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The shooter fled, and police have no... (

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