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Man Charged In Fatal St. Paul Drive-By Shooting

A St. Paul man is charged with murder and two attempted murders after a gang-related drive-by shooting in front of a bar on St. Paul’s east side. According to the criminal complaint, 31-year-old True Thao allegedly fired a semi-automatic handgun in to a crowd of people standing in front of the Moonshine Bar at 1179 E. Seventh St. on the evening of Oct. 26. Witnesses say Thao, who was driving a dark blue Acura TL, pulled up about 15 to 20 feet away from the bar, rolled down his window and took aim at the group with what appeared to be a Tec-9 with an extended clip. Adlai Xiong, 27, was killed after suffering three gunshot wounds, one of which struck him in the head. Two others, a man and a woman, each suffered three gunshot wounds. Both survived.

10/31/2013

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Police: Man, 27, Killed In St. Paul Bar Shooting

Police have identified the victim in a shooting at a St. Paul bar early Saturday morning that killed one and injured two others. Authorities said 27-year-old Adlai Xiong of Minneapolis was shot to death at the Moonshine Saloon on the 1100 block of 7th Street East.

10/28/2013