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Former Gunn student found guilty in 2009 shooting

Palo Alto resident faces 18 to 20 years in prison for gang-related attack

Daniel Gil-Fernandez, a Gunn High School dropout and self-proclaimed Nortenos gang member, was found guilty Tuesday afternoon, May 29, of shooting a rival gang member in 2009, Santa Clara County Deputy District Attorney Chuck Gillingham said.

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Posted by Nayeli
a resident of Midtown
on May 30, 2012 at 1:19 pm

Nayeli is a registered user.

While I am glad that this young thug was locked up, I can't help but wonder about solutions for this issue.

Gangs, theft and violence are becoming an increasing part of society. I read a book last week that spoke of how "shame" associated with criminal or deviant activity was one of the factors that prevented it. Now, some criminals literally boast of their "labor."

What can be done in terms of prevention?


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