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Police investigate shooting of man MAGNOLIA...

Police investigate shooting of man

MAGNOLIA PARK -- Burbank Police are investi- gating the shooting

of a Sun Valley man who arrived at a local hospital with a minor

bullet wound to his neck.

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The 32-year-old man walked into Providence St. Joseph Medical

Center on Wednesday night with bullet entry and exit wounds, Sgt.

John Dilibert said, adding the man was treated and released.

The man told police he was walking away from a gas station at the

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corner of Buena Vista Street and Magnolia Boulevard when another man

approached him from behind. The man demanded his wallet and the

victim began to walk away.

At that point, the victim told police the other man shot him, and

he fell. The robber took his wallet and drove away in a

blue-and-white Volkswagen, he told police. The man told police a

passerby drove him to the hospital.

Police were still investigating the scene and compiling

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information from witnesses. No weapon was found at the scene.

Ryan Carter

Shelter volunteers get new board

BURBANK -- The Volunteers of the Burbank Animal Shelter have

elected a new board and started a Web site.

The volunteers help shelter staff while creating their own

programs and fund-raising with a goal of educating people about the

shelter and animals.

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The board presides over an $8,000 budget with hopes of procuring a

van for outreach projects such as animal therapy for seniors.

The new board members are all Burbank residents. They are Eva

Sippel, president; Molly Stretten, vice president; Sherre Nakamura,

treasurer; and Danna Schacter as secretary.

The new Web site has information about everything from adoptable

animals to a calendar of events. The site is at www.basv.org.

Ryan Carter


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