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Shot from street hits boy, 8, in family home

Kenyeda Taft and son Melvin at North Shore Children's Hospital yesterday.
Kenyeda Taft and son Melvin at North Shore Children's Hospital yesterday. (Globe Staff Photo / Jonathan Wiggs) Globe Staff Photo / Jonathan Wiggs
By Tom Farmer
Globe Correspondent / July 30, 2005

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LYNN -- Snuggled on a couch with his relatives while watching a movie Thursday night, 8-year-old Melvin Harrison Jr. heard gunfire outside, but didn't realize that he had been shot until he ran into the kitchen and showed his mangled left hand to his father. (Full article: 738 words)

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