Denver Shooting Claims 5 Lives, Teen Shot by Cop in L.A.

An unidentified gunman in Denver killed four people and wounded at least three others, including a police officer, before he was shot dead, over the holiday weekend. In Los Angeles, a teenage girl was killed when police opened fire on a man allegedly attacking customers at a clothing store.

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Violent Crime Highest in Poor Urban Neighborhoods: Study

Affluent white communities have largely escaped the spike in homicides and assaults, according to a study of 13 cities by the University of California-Davis Violence Prevention Research Program. Researchers said racially and economically segregated neighborhoods, which were hit hardest during the pandemic, have borne the brunt of the violence.