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by Randy Cassingham

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Gun Crime
Police in Miami Beach, Fla., say Francisco Barrios, upset at being fired from his construction job, went back to his former job site and shot his former supervisor, Hector Ponce — with a spear gun. Ponce was hospitalized in serious condition, in part because he pulled the spear out of his chest, worsening his injuries. Detective Kevin Millan noted it was “unusual” for someone to attempt murder with a spear gun. “He definitely wasn’t fishing.” (Reuters) ...“I had a big boss right in my sights, but he got away,” Barrios lamented.
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