Hmong Shamans Among 4 Killed In Sacramento

Four people were fatally shot and one was wounded at a home in south Sacramento, police said Sunday. They have not determined a motive.

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  • Hmong shamans among 4 killed in south Sacramento
    Among the victims were Xia and Lia Vang Yang, a couple in their 50s described as shamans in the Hmong community, the Sacramento Bee newspaper reported. Relatives told the Bee that the couple, who had moved to the neighborhood several months ago, raised ...
    06/10/2012 - 1:52 pm | View Link
  • Among four killed in south Sacramento house were two Hmong spiritual leaders
    Another nephew, Lu Vang, said the couple were shamans who raised chickens and distributed in ... Na Vang said he considered Khu Yang a "family hero" for confronting the shooter who killed his aunt and uncle. "If it wasn't for him, they would have gotten ...
    06/9/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    One dish was prepared only for the mother-to-be: a freshly killed chicken. The chicken ... Visit KQED’s State of Health blog to read about how Hmong shamans in Merced are being trained in the basics of western medicine.
    04/20/2012 - 7:52 am | View Link
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    06/3/2006 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Hmong Hunter Charged With 6 Murders Is Said to Be a Shaman
    Mr. Xiong said Mr. Vang, a 36-year-old truck driver, was one of about 100 shamans among St. Paul's immigrant community ... but only after Mr. Vang had killed several of his friends. Mr. Hesebeck has also acknowledged that one of the victims "used profanity ...
    11/30/2004 - 11:00 am | View Link
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