Reader: Violence in Aurora Is Why I Carry a Gun

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Yesterday, we began a headline about two overnight shootings and three deaths in Aurora with the phrase "Spring of Violence."

Since the original piece's publication, we covered an arrest in one of the cases: Ken Kaminga is being held without bond for a double murder at the Sunrise Apartments near 13th and Chambers.

But this bust aside, the number of homicides in the community continues to trouble many readers.

How best to respond? This writer's approach involves packing his own heat.

Chris Wentzloff writes:

Less than 1 block from where I currently live...and people wonder why I NEVER leave the house w/o my weapon.

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