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Nation IN BRIEF : NEW YORK : 13-Year-Old Shot During Jacket Theft

From Times Staff and Wire Reports

A 13-year-old girl was recovering from bullet wounds after a masked gunman opened fire on her and two friends on a Brooklyn street because he wanted their nylon jackets, authorities said. The violence brought to 10 the number of people shot over a coat in the New York area this month. Five have died. The girl in the latest incident was treated for a bullet wound to the thigh.


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