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Published: Friday, 6/27/2014

5 people fatally shot, another beaten to death over 24 hours in Detroit


DETROIT — Six people have been killed and nine shot during a 24-hour period in Detroit.

The Detroit News reports the violence began Thursday and extended into today.

Of the half-dozen homicides, five were from gunshot wounds and the sixth was from a fatal beating.

So far this year, there have been 131 homicides in the city. That’s a decline from the 150 homicides at the same time in 2013.

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