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9 November 2010

Richmond Confidential (California)

From mid-September to mid-October there were 182 separate instances of gunfire in Richmond; that averages out to about six a day. Not all of these shootings — tracked by the department's ShotSpotter gunshot detection system — were motivated by violence, said Captain Mark Gagan, head of Richmond's central police district. Many incidents were apparently celebratory, like people firing off guns at parties or after the San Francisco Giants won the World Series. Still,... (GunPolicy.org)

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