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State ties 2011 killing to Dorchester gang feud

Say suspects aimed to sendamessage

The question seemed innocuous: “Where are you from?”

Sheldon Mattis had just bought the 14-year-old rolling papers at Walgreen’s so that when Mattis asked where he lived, the youth answered.

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