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Victim of gang shooting not a gang member


Last updated 11/8/2012 at Noon

The 17-year-old male victim of a shooting conducted by a member of a Vista criminal street gang in Fallbrook on Friday night, Nov. 2, appears not to have any ties to a local gang, authorities have said. The 17-year-old, who was accompanied by a 20-year-old male, sustained three bullet wound injuries, but he is expected to make a full recovery. Shots were also fired at the 20-year-old, but he was not struck.

“Vista gang members must have thought they were striking out at Fallbrook gang members, but we have discovered that neither of the Fallbrook men are documented street gang members,”...

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