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Ten Years Ago Today ~ North Hollywood

11:41 AM PST on February 28, 2007

Ten years ago today, heavily-armed bank robbers turned North Hollywood into a warzone. The shootout resulted in the wounding of fourteen people (twelve police officers and two civilians) and the deaths of both bank robbers. Although only the suspects were killed, the sheer number of injuries made this one of the bloodiest single cases of violent crime in the 1990s. The Mayor is marking the event today at the scene of the crime with the Chief of Police and others.

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