This goo was worth a point in July 2024.

publication date: Thursday, June 27, 2024 (part of July 2024)

category: Crime

clue: This twice-royal Angeleno evaded justice almost to the very end after terrorizing his neighbors for nearly a decade with a simple slingshot. Who's the king?

explanation: After residents of Azusa, California reported slingshot damage to their homes and vehicles as far back as 2015, police observed local resident King using a slingshot on May 23, 2024 and arrested him. The unusual story attracted national attention. He passed away on May 31. more…

intended difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, and Richard Slominsky


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