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Two killed in robbery of marijuana-growing operation in Fresno

An apparent robbery of a marijuana-growing operation in Fresno resulted in a fatal gunfight Thursday that left two suspects dead and a 15-year-old girl being used as a human shield by fleeing robbers. Two of the alleged gunmen who broke into the house in south Fresno are in custody and three remain at large, said Lt. Louis Hernandez with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies were called to the house in the 5100 block of South Orange Avenue about 4:10 a.m., initially for a report of a prowler. The suspects identified themselves as law enforcement to the residents of the house, Hernandez said, but the residents didn’t believe them. The alleged robbers then kicked in...

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