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stemming gun violence in los angeles

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Los Angeles Police Sergeant Emada Tingirides comforts the sister of a homicide victim at the scene of a double homicide on the 100 block of East Century Boulevard Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Los Angeles, Calif. The South Bureau of the Los Angeles Police Department had a rise in shooting incidents and homicides in August. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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A Los Angeles police officer walks past a bus stop bench advertising a film about LA rappers near the scene of a double homicide on the 100 block of East Century Boulevard Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Los Angeles, Calif. The South Bureau of the Los Angeles Police Department had a rise in shooting incidents and homicides in August. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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Los Angeles police detectives B. Durazo, left, and David Ross, right, listen as Amir Abdul-Jil speaks about educating children during a meeting of the Southern California Cease Fire Committee at Bethel A.M.E Church, 7900 S. Western Ave., Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Los Angeles, Calif. The South Bureau of the Los Angeles Police Department had a rise in shooting incidents and homicides in August. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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Los Angeles Police Officer Stinson Brown, left, and detective B. Durazo hold hands during the closing prayer of a Southern California Cease Fire Committee meeting at Bethel A.M.E Church, 7900 S. Western Ave., Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Los Angeles, Calif. The South Bureau of the Los Angeles Police Department had a rise in shooting incidents and homicides in August. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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A motorist in handcuffs is instructed to walk to the sidewalk as a police officer searches through his car trunk on the 9000 block of Broadway Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in Los Angeles, Calif. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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Men play basketball during Summer Night Lights at the Nickerson Gardens public housing complex in the Watts neighborhood Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in Los Angeles, Calif. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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Children play in their backyard near the scene of a double homicide on the 100 block of East Century Boulevard Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Los Angeles, Calif. The South Bureau of the Los Angeles Police Department had a rise in shooting incidents and homicides in August. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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Los Angeles Police Sergeant Emada Tingirides gives a high five to a city employee while patrolling the 10000 block of Grape Street in the Watts neighborhood near the Jordan Downs public housing complex Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Los Angeles, Calif. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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Los Angeles Police South Bureau Commander Phil Tingirides, right, receives a fist bump from Geneva Huggins at the scene of a double homicide on the 100 block of East Century Boulevard Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Los Angeles, Calif. Huggins is a niece of one of the homicide victims, who was earlier moved away from the crime scene after crossing police tape. The South Bureau of the Los Angeles Police Department had a rise in shooting incidents and homicides in August. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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Los Angeles Police Officer Angelo Marzan, left, who is also a Community Safety Partnership officer, talks with an area resident during Summer Night Lights at the Nickerson Gardens public housing complex in the Watts neighborhood Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in Los Angeles, Calif. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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Kim Henderson, left, makes a hair extension bun on her friend, Tiffany Howard, during Summer Night Lights at the Nickerson Gardens public housing complex in the Watts neighborhood Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in Los Angeles, Calif. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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Two clusters of candles are lit at the porch of a house on the 100 block of East Century Boulevard Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in Los Angeles, Calif. Two men were fatally shot at the location two days earlier. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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New Beginnings Faith Ministry congregation members pray on West Century Boulevard early Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Los Angeles, Calif. The group wore t-shirts promoting an information hashtag about “taking 100 corners, praying for peace,” according to the Rev. Stacey Shaw Andrews, in response to a social media rumor about gang members shooting and killing one hundred people in one hundred nights. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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Los Angeles Police Lieutenant Clint Dohman presides over roll call at the Southeast Community Police Station, 108 W. 108th St., Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Los Angeles, Calif. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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A sign is posted at the Los Angeles Police Department Southeast Community Police Station, 108 W. 108th St., Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Los Angeles, Calif. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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Geneva Huggins waits at the scene of a double homicide on the 100 block of East Century Boulevard Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Los Angeles, Calif. Huggins is a niece of one of the homicide victims, who was earlier moved away from the crime scene after crossing police tape. The South Bureau of the Los Angeles Police Department had a rise in shooting incidents and homicides in August. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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Tattoos mark the face of a man, who identified himself as “SK2,” as he sits in his car at a gas station on the corner of South Normandie and West Adams boulevards in the West Adams neighborhood Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Los Angeles, Calif. The man is a self-proclaimed member of the “Rollin 20s Neighborhood Bloods” street gang, which was founded in West Adams. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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u.s. speedskating

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Salt Lake International speedskaters Keith Carroll and Cole Krueger (behind) work on the ice during a morning training session at the Salt Lake City Sports Complex Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, in Utah. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)

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Salt Lake International speedskater Jessica Smith watches as teammates Keith Carroll, from left, Lana Gehring and Tamara Frederick work their leg muscles while tethered to a post during a morning training session at the Salt Lake City Sports Complex Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, in Utah. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)

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Salt Lake International speedskater Lana Gehring laces up her skates for a morning training session at the Salt Lake City Sports Complex Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, in Utah. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)

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Cole Krueger of Salt Lake International works out his leg muscles during a morning training session at the Salt Lake City Sports Complex Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, in Utah. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)

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Salt Lake International coach Chris Weaver instructs the team during a morning training session at the Salt Lake City Sports Complex Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, in Utah. Weaver previously worked with U.S. Speedskating but quit and joined coach Jae Su Chun to work with Salt Lake International. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)

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Salt Lake International speedskaters Tamara Frederick, from left, Lana Gehring, Keith Carroll, Cole Krueger and Jessica Smith skate in unison during a morning training session at the Salt Lake City Sports Complex Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, in Utah. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)

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Members of the Saginaw Valley State University hockey team watch three-time Olympian and bronze medalist speedskater Allison Baver practice for a competition at the Midland Civic Arena Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in Midland, Mich. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)

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Deb Perry adjusts pictures of her son’s speedskating club at the Midland Civic Arena Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in Midland, Mich. The U.S. Speedskating American Cup #2 competition was held at the arena on Feb. 2-3. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)

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An Austrain long-track skater warms up in preparation for Day 2 of the Essent ISU World Sprint Championships at the Utah Olympic Oval Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, in Kearns, Utah. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)

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U.S. Speedskating long-track skater Brittany Bowe stretches in preparation for Day 2 of the Essent ISU World Sprint Championships at the Utah Olympic Oval Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, in Kearns, Utah. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)

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U.S. Speedskating long-track skater Sugar Todd uses a turn cable, counterbalanced by her coach, while working out before competing in Day 1 of the Essent ISU World Sprint Championships at the Utah Olympic Oval Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in Kearns, Utah. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)

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U.S. Speedskating athlete Sugar Todd competes in the 1000m sprint on Day 1 of the Essent ISU World Sprint Championships at the Utah Olympic Oval Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in Kearns, Utah. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)

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U.S. Speedskating long-track skater Heather Richardson competes in the 500m sprint on Day 2 of the Essent ISU World Sprint Championships at the Utah Olympic Oval Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, in Kearns, Utah. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)

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Christine Nesbitt of Canada raises her hands in victory as U.S. Speedskating long-track skaters Brittany Bowe, left, and Heather Richardson stand on either side during a flower ceremony after the 1000m sprint on Day 1 of the Essent ISU World Sprint Championships at the Utah Olympic Oval Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in Kearns, Utah. Nesbitt raced the fastest time of Day 1, followed by Bowe, then Richardson. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)

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shot at a sleepover

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A man consoles a woman across the street from a shooting scene at a house on the 3900 block of West Gladys Avenue Friday, July 18, 2014, in Chicago. 11-year-old Shamiya Adams was fatally shot when a bullet went through the window of a bedroom where she was spending the night with friends during a sleepover. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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A woman sits outside the front of a house on the 3900 block of West Gladys Avenue Friday, July 18, 2014, in Chicago. 11-year-old Shamiya Adams was fatally shot when a bullet went through the window of a bedroom where she was spending the night with friends during a sleepover. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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Chicago police officers and detectives investigate a shooting at the 3900 block of West Gladys Avenue Friday, July 18, 2014, in Chicago. 11-year-old Shamiya Adams was fatally shot when a bullet went through the window of a bedroom where she was spending the night with friends during a sleepover. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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A mourner views 11-year-old Shamiya Adams during her wake at the Living Word Christian Center Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Forest Park. Shamiya was playing with friends at a sleepover when a gunman fired into the house from outside, fatally striking her in the head on July 19. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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Friends of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams cry during her funeral at the Living Word Christian Center Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Forest Park. Shamiya was playing with friends at a sleepover when a gunman fired into the house from outside, fatally striking her in the head on July 19. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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A relative of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams cries after a final viewing during her funeral at the Living Word Christian Center Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Forest Park. Shamiya was playing with friends at a sleepover when a gunman fired into the house from outside, fatally striking her in the head on July 19. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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Pallbearers walk with the casket of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams for the procession to Forest Home Cemetery Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Forest Park. Shamiya was playing with friends at a sleepover when a gunman fired into the house from outside, fatally striking her in the head on July 19. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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Mourners for 11-year-old Shamiya Adams walk through Forest Home Cemetery for her burial service Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Forest Park. Shamiya was playing with friends at a sleepover when a gunman fired into the house from outside, fatally striking her in the head on July 19. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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Mourners for 11-year-old Shamiya Adams walk through Forest Home Cemetery for her burial service Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Forest Park. Shamiya was playing with friends at a sleepover when a gunman fired into the house from outside, fatally striking her in the head on July 19. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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Pallbearers lower the casket of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams at Forest Home Cemetery Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Forest Park. Shamiya was playing with friends at a sleepover when a gunman fired into the house from outside, fatally striking her in the head on July 19. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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White birds are released at the burial service for 11-year-old Shamiya Adams at Forest Home Cemetery Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Forest Park. Shamiya was playing with friends at a sleepover when a gunman fired into the house from outside, fatally striking her in the head on July 19. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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Mourners view the lowered casket of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams at Forest Home Cemetery Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Forest Park. Shamiya was playing with friends at a sleepover when a gunman fired into the house from outside, fatally striking her in the head on July 19. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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Mourners view the lowered casket of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams at Forest Home Cemetery Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Forest Park. Shamiya was playing with friends at a sleepover when a gunman fired into the house from outside, fatally striking her in the head on July 19. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

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