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San Bernardino's rising homicide rate troubles cops, residents
San Bernardino's rising homicide rate troubles cops, residents

Earlier this month, Shelton Nicholas, 23, became San Bernardino’s 26th homicide victim of the year. His July 5 shooting at an abandoned home was the first in a bloody run of killings -- five dead in the city in just nine days. A father of five shot to death on his doorstep as his wife tried to hold him up, a 19-year-old girl fatally shot at a party, a man gunned down outside a vape shop, and the list goes on. For residents of the inland city of 213,000, the violence in their streets and the rising death count has them on edge. “It’s the summertime,” said resident David Garcia, 35. “People get hot, attitudes get hot and (people) can get set off by just...

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