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L.A. Sees Spike in Outbursts of Gun Violence

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L.A. Sees Spike in Outbursts of Gun Violence

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L.A. Sees Spike in Outbursts of Gun Violence

L.A. Sees Spike in Outbursts of Gun Violence

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Los Angeles police are still searching for the man who opened fired into a crowd of children and adults at a crowded bus stop Wednesday.

Eight people were shot, and several suffered serious wounds, leading authorities to express amazement that no one was killed.

The bold daytime shooting was the latest episode in a violent streak playing out on the streets of Los Angeles.