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United States

31 December 2007

New York Times

A woman in Irvington, N.J., was killed instantly on Saturday night when a stray bullet pierced the wall of her bedroom and struck her in the head, the authorities and relatives said. The woman, Rosetta Peacock, 30, was hit by a bullet fired from a passing car, said Paul M. Loriquet, a spokesman for the Essex County prosecutor's office. Mr. Loriquet said he did not know who had been the intended target, but four shots were fired near Ms. Peacock's house on 19th Avenue... (

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