Series of Deadly Shootings Have Pomona on Edge

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POMONA — Police are investigating a series of deadly shootings in Pomona within the last week.

The killings began March 7, when Kelly Buruan, 24, of Los Angeles was shot in a drive-by shooting on West 9th Street about 2:20 p.m.

pomona-shootingOn Sunday, Joseph Cook was gunned down outside a home in the 2200 block of Carlton Avenue.

Monday night, officers responded to a call of shots fired around 9:00 p.m. in the 700 block of North Gordon Street and came across a mortally wounded man, Christopher Continola, 20 of Pomona.

Then on Tuesday night Michael Castillo, 18, was found with a fatal gunshot wound at an apartment complex.

While police say none of the shootings were directly connected, they are all believed to be gang related.

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