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Costco’s been in the news this week, with several stores across Southern California marred by violence and death. Here’s what we know.

A 32-year-old man with an intellectual disability, Kenneth French, was shot and killed by an off-duty cop in the food sample line at Costco in Corona on June 14.  https://lat.ms/2x4GysP 

The story of what happened that Friday night remains unclear. The LAPD officer says he was pushed and briefly knocked out by French. Police are investigating the various narratives.  https://lat.ms/2MYfNkR 

The June 14 Costco shooting underscores the need for greater understanding of disabilities among law enforcement and society at large, according to advocates.  https://lat.ms/2ZDQNRi 

The body of a homeless woman who had been mauled by dogs was found dead in the parking lot of the Bakersfield Costco on June 16.  https://lat.ms/2xeyXrD 

A gunman opened fire on his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend in the parking lot, injuring them, before turning the gun on himself in Chula Vista on June 17.  https://lat.ms/2FoZ43Y 

Our Metro reporters will continue covering these incidents. Follow them for the latest updates.  https://cards.twitter.com/cards/18ce53y1a6i/7ll24 

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