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Resource ID: #20685
Subject: Crime
Source: Dispatch (Columbus, Ohio)
Date: Jan. 5, 1992


In this package of stories, The Columbus Dispatch examines the reasons behind a surge in drug violence. According to the newspaper's computer analysis of crime records, the drug business in Columbus is marked by the kind of planned violence and territorial disputes often seen in other types of organized crime. Drive-by, multiple and drug killings are rising, as well as the fatal shootings of bystanders. The package includes profiles of some of the victims.

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