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Racole "Coco" Hill, a well-known stylist at the Kings & Queens beauty shop, was shot to death Wednesday, September 8, 2010, in Toledo.

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Fernwood Avenue resident Anthony Allen recalls the shooting of his friend, Racole "Coco" Hill, who was shot and killed outside of his Toledo home. He keeps this photo memorial of Coco and himself on his front porch.

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Racole "Coco" Hill's sons Gregory Hannibal, center, and Keshawn Latham mourn her loss during a candlelight vigil 09/08/10, in Toledo. Ms. Hill, 42, was shot and killed about 11:30 p.m. She was not the intended target of shots fired from across the street.

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A memorial for 42-year-old Racole "Coco" Hill still exists outside a Fernwood Avenue home where she was killed in 2010. The area is down the street from where Justin Smith, 25, was shot in the 1000 block of Fernwood Avenue.

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Kim Fletcher, a former gang member, visits the Greenbelt Place Apartments, formerly the Cherrywood Apartments, on Cherry Street. He said he was a member of a gang called "The Woods," participating in illegal activity, when he lived in the apartments. He is now reaching out to convicts and others on the streets about changing their ways.

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Chief Derrick Diggs, of the Toledo Police Department, discusses the arrest of 11 beehive gang members during a news conference at the Safety Building.

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Chief Gerald Galvin reflecting on his nearly 4 year tenure as Chief of Police on April 16, 1998.

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Justin Smith, 25, was shot in the 1000 block of Fernwood Avenue.

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Martrece Dobson, convicted in the shooting death of Justin Smith on 10/24/2011.

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Harold Mosley, on the second floor of the old glove factory on Vance Street.

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A recent photo of Fannie Mae Smith, 81, who was shot to death at her home on Fulton Street in Toledo.

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Abdu Parker, 41, a grandson of Fannie Mae Smith, 81, shows where bullets entered the sun room of her home.

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Abdu Parker, 41, a grandson of Fannie Mae Smith, 81, leaves her home on Fulton Street.

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James P. Smith 63, talks about the shooting death of his mother, Fannie Mae Smith, 81, Tuesday, January 3, 2012. She was shot while sitting in the sun room of her home at 2264 Fulton Street.

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Toledo Police Officer Harold E. Mosley in the early 1990's.

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