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Toledo police claim inroads
against rise in gun violence

Toledo Blade, by Taylor Dungjen

Original Article

Posted By:ledwith, 1/13/2013 9:39:04 PM

They say it´s a story of survival. Protect yourself and what´s yours by whatever means necessary. “It´s either kill or be killed,” said Eric Anderson, 18. “It´s playin´ for keeps. You gotta live like this.” Mr. Anderson was one of 199 people in Toledo who were shot in 2012, down slightly from the 210 reported shootings the year prior, but still a dramatic increase from 121 shootings in 2010, the first year the Toledo Police Department started keeping track of such statistics.

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Yet, what we need is to ban assault rifles and high capacity magazines purchased by law abiding citizens.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/14/2013 2:16:50 AM     (No. 9115014)

lol..They´ve only been keeping stats for 3 years and are claiming to make inroads.It´s probably nothing more than random chance it went down last yer.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: birddog, 1/14/2013 9:57:38 AM     (No. 9115426)

Detroit..writ small. Same graffiti, same abandoned houses, same thugs on the streets, same Unions controlling the same shrinking job base, same "white-flight" to the suburbs, same political Party/players for the last 20yrs.

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They say it´s a story of survival. Protect yourself and what´s yours by whatever means necessary. “It´s either kill or be killed,” said Eric Anderson, 18. “It´s playin´ for keeps. You gotta live like this.” Mr. Anderson was one of 199 people in Toledo who were shot in 2012, down slightly from the 210 reported shootings the year prior, but still a dramatic increase from 121 shootings in 2010, the first year the Toledo Police Department started keeping track of such statistics.

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