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Gun Crime in Boston Spikes

[float=right]IMAGE(http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u129/KameronsMamma/gun-1.jpg)[/float]In the last 3 days in Boston, 10 people have been shot and 2 have died from gun shot wounds. In all likelihood, all of these crimes were committed with illegal guns.

www.MayorsAgainstIllegalGuns.org has proposed Federal legislation that would help get illegal guns off the streets. Ask your Congressman, Senators and neighbors if they support it.

The NRA is one of the most powerful lobbies in the USA so we have a lot of work to do to get this passed. Scott Brown says he opposes Federal legislation on this issue because "it is a local issue." Mayors Tom Menino and Mike Bloomberg and mayors from 625 cities in the USA disagree with Scott Brown.


Roxbury pre-teen charged with possession of a loaded gun
Illegal weapons possession, 4/16/12 - 8:30 pm, Forest St., Roxbury

Three shot in Mattapan
Shooting, 4/16/12 - 10:05 pm, Norfolk St. and Clarkwood St., Mattapan

Third grader barely escapes gunshot injury from bullet fired outside his home
Gunfire, 4/17/12 - 2:00 pm, 77 Ellington St., Dorchester

Daylight shooting in Roxbury leaves man dead, woman injured
Murder, 4/17/12 - 4:00 pm, 67 Blue Hill Ave, Roxbury

Man shot in chest in Dorchester
Shooting, 4/17/12 - 4:15 pm, Florida St. and Wrentham St., Dorchester

Man shot near South Bay mall
Shooting, 4/18/12 - 6:30 pm, Southampton St. and Newmarket Square, Dorchester

Man shot to death outside Hyde Park supermarket
Murder, 4/18/12 - 8:55 pm, 871 River St., Boston

BU student found shot to death on Allston street
Murder, 4/19/12 - 2:30 am, 139 Allston St., Allston

Shot in the stomach
Shooting, 4/19/12 - 1:30 pm, 65 McLellan St., Dorchester


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