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April 9, 2002
Street explodes in gunfire; man dies
[Times photo: James Borchuck]
ST. PETERSBURG -- Hearing loud pops like a string of firecrackers, Latonya Scott peeked out the window to see a short man wearing black shorts and no shirt, spraying bullets down her street with a military-style assault rifle.
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