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3 suspects charged in gang shootings

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Madera police arrested three known gang members on charges of attempted murder in an ongoing and citywide anti-gang effort, the police department reported.

Two men and one woman were charged and many more have been detained and questioned, police said.

According to officers, the weekend was fairly quiet and no shootings were reported after gang-relating shooting incidents the past few weekends.

Police recently doubled and tripled personnel on some patrol shifts and said if local gang members were again intent on terrorizing the town, they would get the full and undivided attention of police...


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