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31 December 2009

Arizona Republic

Otis Smith says that anyone contemplating "celebratory shooting" on New Year's Eve should understand that bullets fired into the sky come down again, sometimes with tragic results. Police say anyone who hasn't gotten that message should expect to be arrested. For Smith, it's personal. About 10 years ago, on June 14, 1999, his 14-year-old daughter, Shannon, was killed by a bullet plunging from the sky. She was standing in her family's central Phoenix backyard, speaking... (

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