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Former Gunn student found guilty in 2009 shooting

Original post made on May 29, 2012

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

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 6:54 PM

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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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