Mourners gathered last night at a makeshift shrine on Holworthy Street at the site of Jahmol A. Norfleet’s slaying on Tuesday. The 20-year-old, a former gang leader, was shot in the head outside his grandmother’s home while talking to a friend.

Leaders vow gang cease-fire will stand

Talks to continue despite homicide

By Brian R. Ballou and Suzanne Smalley
Globe Staff / November 30, 2006

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Standing beside the relatives of homicide victims, Mayor Thomas M. Menino and a key architect of a truce between two of Boston's most violent street gangs vowed yesterday to keep the cease-fire alive and make sure a former gang leader did not die in vain. (Full article: 908 words)

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