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Cross Racial Shootings Spark Fear In Monrovia

Irma Chavez hugs Samuel Salas, whose daughter, Samantha, was killed outside his apartment complex Saturday. She was shot eight times, and her girlfriend was wounded in the attack, which authorities say had “racial overtones.” (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
A woman carries groceries at the apartment complex on Peck Road in Monrovia where two girls were shot, one fatally, last week. The recent violence involves a long-established black street gang and two Latino gangs. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Flowers, cards and candles mark the spot where Samantha Salas was gunned down. A law enforcement task force has served search warrants and arrested three suspects (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Sanders Rollins appear to have been an innocent victim, authorities say. ()
Samantha Salas appears to have been an innocent victim, authorities say. ()