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One Dead, One Critical Following East Side Shooting

One Dead, One Critical Following East Side Shooting
Posted December 3rd, 2013 @ 4:52am by Jim Forsyth

  One man was killed and another was critically wounded in a brutal barrage of gunfire overnight on the city's east side, 1200 WOAI news reports.


  As many as 16 rounds were fired at several men in the 500 block of Olive Street.


  One of the men managed to get away, but a 19 year old man was found in the 600 block of Mesquite with a wound to the neck and he was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.


  A second victim was found in the 500 block of Nevada Street.  He had been shot three times and died on his way to the hospital.


  SWAT officers stormed the home where it is believed the shooting took place but didn't find the gunman.


  Detectives think gang or drug activity was behind it.  So far, no suspects are in custody.

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