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Who killed Mickey Torres?

Few answers as kin grieve for man, 24

Hector, center, and Freedom Gomez, in white shirt, gather with family and friends outside the 1633 Becker St. home of Jose "Mickey" Torres on Sunday. Torres was fatally shot Friday night.
Photographer: John Enger
Hector, center, and Freedom Gomez, in white shirt, gather with family and friends outside the 1633 Becker St. home of Jose "Mickey" Torres on Sunday. Torres was fatally shot Friday night.
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Smoke curled up Sunday afternoon from more than 100 prayer candles lining the curb of 1633 Becker St. The smell of burning wax mingled with that of burning tobacco from cigarettes lit and stubbed out by a small crowd of mourners. Jose “Mickey” Torres, 24, was shot and killed Friday night during a family gathering in the backyard of the Becker Street home. One of his brothers, 31-year-old Luis Gomez also shot, but not fatally. ...


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safny
September 2, 2013
9:29 a.m.

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I have to say that I think this is a great article - it makes clear what's going on without once using words like gang. Also - there is nothing in the article about anyone cooperating with the police, which is interesting since people say they want to know what happened, but then refuse to tell the police anything. I think you need to read between the lines.

ThePhilistine
September 2, 2013
3:11 p.m.

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Yea read between the line because the gazette can not call a spade a spade

gina99
September 3, 2013
7:10 a.m.

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No hope, no jobs, no future. Leading the nation in teenage pregnancy rates. None dare call it implosion. And the band played on.

kmiac
September 3, 2013
7:41 p.m.

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Really? This is the final draft that won? This is what were going with for press release?

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