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
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    As Sacramento police investigators searched for clues into a ... Among the victims were a 50s couple whom a nephew described a shamans - spiritual elders - in the Hmong community. More than 25 relatives huddled together in the shade of trees near the ...
    06/9/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    04/20/2012 - 7:53 am | View Link
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