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Drug Turf Wars Make Shootings Common in Once Idyllic Town


January 1993

Competition for profitable drug turf has made street shootings commonplace in once quiet Raleigh, North Carolina, with almost 200 such shootings in 1992, police said (Francis Hopkins, "Police Struggle to Stem Surge in Drug-Related Shootings," The News and Observer, 12/21/92, 1A).