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Crime History: RFK gunned down in Los Angeles hotel

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On this day, June 5, in 1968, presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy was shot in Los Angeles by Sirhan Sirhan. Kennedy died the next day. Kennedy was walking through the kitchen of the Ambassador Hotel after winning the California primary. Sirhan shot at Kennedy three times from close range before he was tackled by author George Plimpton, Olympic gold medalist Rafer Johnson and pro football...

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