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#100days100nights: 'Things have calmed down' in South L.A., LAPD says

#100days100nights: 'Things have calmed down' in South L.A., LAPD says

South L.A.'s weekend spike in violence eased Tuesday as police continued their efforts to calm concerns spread via social media that a series of recent shootings was tied to increasing gang activity. Deputy Chief Bill Scott said the LAPD's 77th Street Division -- the epicenter of this weekend's violence -- had not seen a gang-related shooting since Saturday night. Scott said detectives were still searching for the gunmen in earlier attacks, but said investigators had not found any proof they were linked to rumored threats of 100 days of violence. "Things have calmed down," Scott said. "It kind of validates what we've been saying that we...

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