Richmond, Virginia police say they prevented a planned mass shooting

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By Randi Love (Reuters) – Police in Richmond, Virginia said on Wednesday they thwarted a planned Fourth of July mass shooting in the state capital, after receiving a tip that possibly prevented an attack like the one that left seven dead at a parade outside Chicago. While police said they prevented one shooting, Mayor Levar Stoney said at a press conference that there was a attack at Cyber Cafe in downtown Richmond that injured six people during the early hours of July 4. The shooter remains at large. A 911 caller told authorities of overhearng a plot targeting the Dogwood Dell, a 2,400-seat a…

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