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June 25, 2007

Police cameras helped in arrest of Chicago gang members

By Andrew L. Wang, 
The Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO In the end, the suspects wanted in the drive-by shooting of a teenage boy in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood two weeks ago couldn't escape the long lens of the law, police said.

On Sunday, police announced charges against two alleged gang members accused of killing Roberto Duran, 14, noting that it was the first time video footage from one of the department's pole-mounted street cameras, usually used to catch small-time drug dealers, has helped solve a homicide case.

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