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5 July 2002

Los Angeles Times

A 9-year-old was shot and critically wounded in Buena Park late Thursday as he took part in a Fourth of July celebration in a crowded public park, police said. The boy, who was struck once above the waist, was taken to UCI Medical Center in Orange with a wound that could be life-threatening, said Police Lt. Corey Sianez. The boy was at Boisseranc Park on Dale Street, north of La Palma Avenue, celebrating with thousands, when he was shot about 9 p.m., Sianez said.... (

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