[Smlr_net] Racial attacks by gangs rising, L.A. officials fear

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Racial attacks by gangs rising, L.A. officials fear 
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Statistics give only a partial picture, because determining motivation can be difficult.

By Megan Garvey and Patrick McGreevy
Times Staff Writers

January 21 2007

The headlines are among the most stark documenting gang violence. A Latino gang member, without saying a word, guns down a 14-year-old black girl standing on a sidewalk. A black gang member shoots a Latino toddler point-blank in the chest. 

The complete article can be viewed at:
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-gangrace21jan21,1,1762625.story?coll=la-headlines-california 

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