Tomika Swoope was walking back to her home on Columbus Avenue on Monday night from a nearby bus stop when the shots rang out. Swoope took a bullet to the head above her left eye, collapsed, and was rushed to Hennepin County Medical Center along with a cousin who was also wounded in the shooting ... More >>
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