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One of two hikers robbed, shot on Northern California trail dies
One of two hikers robbed, shot on Northern California trail dies

Authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying a gunman who robbed, shot and killed a 69-year-old hiker in a "random" attack in Northern California. Investigators have been following leads in connection with Friday's shooting death of Francis Patrick Gregory on a trail in Red Bluff, said Tehama County Sheriff's Lt. Yvette Borden. The random attack, she said, is rare for the area. Gregory, of Massachusetts, and a friend were walking on the Iron Canyon Trail off State Route 36-E about 10 a.m. when the gunman confronted them and demanded money and their personal belongings, the Sheriff's Department said in a statement. After robbing...

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