Letters to the Editor

Those locked up shouldn't be 'shot'

Re: "Merced jail raid yields gang info" (July 27, Page B-3): It's despicable and cowardly to shoot people who are locked up behind bars. Torture should not be allowed in our American jails or prisons. Rubber pellets and bean bags were developed to save lives, not for abuse. Our officers and military should beware "not to become that which we hate."

GIL HERNANDEZ

Modesto

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