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Cheat Sheet: April 25, 2013

One dead, one hurt in Suffolk shooting

A double shooting in Suffolk this morning left one woman dead and another seriously injured. Dispatchers received a call for shots being fired around 1 a.m. in the 300 block of Hunter Street in Suffolk. Police arrived to find 28-year-old Yvette Jones dead and a second victim suffering from gunshot wounds. Witnesses say they heard dozens of shots up to a half a mile away, as well as the sound of people running. The surviving victim has been transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, and her condition is unknown. (Source)

Virginia Beach teen guilty of murder

A 17-year-old Virginia Beach teen was found guilty of murder yesterday in the shooting death of 17-year-old Kody Scruton in 2011. Convicted Jabril Jamal Holliday shot Scruton at point-blank range after Scruton refused to participate in the robbery of a drug dealer. Holliday has been classified as an adult in this charge due to the seriousness of the crime. A conspirator in the crime, Nahshon Brown, has already pleaded guilty to attempted robbery and conspiracy, and was sentenced to five years in prison. (Source)

World leaders celebrate new Presidential Library

President Obama and his four living predecessors joined together today to pay tribute to President George W. Bush at the dedication of the new George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum on the Southern Methodist University campus. Also present were a plethora of current and former leaders, lawmakers and former Bush administration officials. Many leaders spoke about Bush’s presidency, including President Obama and former presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter. (Source)

‘New York City was next’: Police say Boston bomb suspects planned to attack Times Square

New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly has reported that Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told his interrogators that he and his older brother had planned on the Thursday after the bombing to use the rest of their explosives to attack New York’s Time Square. They were going to drive to New York Thursday night and use their five pipe bombs and remaining pressure-cooker bomb, a plan that went south when the police found the brothers in a stolen car and the older brother, Tamerlan, was killed in the ensuing gun battle. Dzhokhar has been charged with carrying out the bombing that killed three and wounded 260 in Boston on Monday, April 15. (Source)

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