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 - 1:53 pm | View Link
  • Among four killed in south Sacramento house were two Hmong spiritual leaders
    Among the victims were a 50s couple whom a nephew described a shamans - spiritual elders - in the Hmong community ... 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 ...
    06/9/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    04/20/2012 - 7:53 am | View Link
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