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Oceanside man dies in likely gang shooting (Oceanside, CA): A 25-year-old man was shot to death in Oceanside in what may have been a gang-related attack, police said Wednesday.
Source: XETV San Diego 6 News    Date: April 9, 2014

Decrease in gang homicides questioned (San Diego, CA): The latest crime data released by San Diego Police Department shows a dramatic decrease in the number of gang-related homicides, but some said the figures are far from reality.
Source: KSWB FOX 5 News     Date: April 8, 2014

LA sheriff candidate asked about 'gang' tattoo at debate (Los Angeles, CA): Tattooed, gang-like cliques inside the L.A. County Sheriff's Department have become an issue in the upcoming election for sheriff in the wake of an NBC report about an alleged group called the Banditos that is accused of pressuring female trainees for sex.
Source: NBC News    Date: April 7, 2014

DAs support anti-human trafficking bill (San Diego, CA): District attorneys from four counties, including San Diego, announced their support of a bill that seeks to streamline human trafficking prosecutions, thereby reducing some of the trauma to victims who testify in court and saving taxpayer dollars.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: April 7, 2014

Chico sees three suspected gang-related shootings (Chico, CA): Chico Police had their work cut this weekend dealing with three shootings all of which thought to be gang-related.
Source: Action News Now    Date: April 7, 2014

Whittier gang member charged with attempted murder, carjacking (Norwalk, CA): A gang member accused of attempting to carjack a man and shooting at him was charged today, Los Angeles County District Attorney officials said in a press release.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: April 7, 2014

Gang member fatally shot outside Oceanside Harbor office (Oceanside, CA): An officer fatally shot a probationer from San Pedro who allegedly went for a gun Monday during an encounter outside a yacht-sales office at Oceanside Harbor.
Source: KUSI News    Date: April 7, 2014

Five injured in four separate shootings Saturday in Salinas (Salinas, CA): Five people were injured in Salinas on Saturday in four separate shootings, at least three of which are considered gang-related, police said.
Source: KRON Channel 4 News    Date: April 7, 2014

Man, 18, wounded in Santa Ana shooting (Santa Ana, CA): An 18-year-old man was wounded four times in the lower body early Monday morning in what police believe was a gang-related shooting.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: April 7, 2014

Man wounded in gang-related shooting in Downtown Chico (Chico, CA): A shooting at Near LaSalle's Bar at Third Street and Broadway in Downtown Chico is believed to be gang-related, possibly tied to another drive-by shooting on Klondike Court.
Source: Action News Now    Date: April 6, 2014

Salinas PD investigates gang shootings (Salinas, CA): A spasm of gang shootings broke out in parts of east Salinas over the weekend. Police were kept busy responding to four shootings between 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. Saturday in which four local residents were wounded by gunfire.
Source: The Californian    Date: April 6, 2014

Gang member gets 20 years in Libby Lake killings (Vista, CA): A third gang member tied to the 2011 shooting deaths of a teenage couple in an Oceanside park was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: April 4, 2014

Los Banos gang member gets 40 to life for murder (Los Banos, CA): Kimberly Brewer stood before a crowded courtroom Friday morning and said she would never forgive the gang member who opened fire into a crowded garage last year in Los Banos and killed her 18-year-old son, Shane Moore.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: April 4, 2014

Pittsburg man shot to death Thursday night (Pittsburg, CA): A man with alleged associations with a criminal street gang was shot to death late Friday night in the city's first homicide of 2014, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: April 4, 2014

Fresno teen convicted of killing rival, wounding brother (Fresno, CA): A Fresno gang member who claimed he accidentally killed a rival and wounded his brother in a drive-by shooting two years ago was found guilty Friday of first-degree murder and premeditated attempted murder.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: April 4, 2014

10 people arrested in countywide gang sweep (Tulare County, CA): A multi-agency gang sweep throughout Tulare County resulted in 10 arrests and multiple probation and parole violations.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: April 4, 2014

Suspect with gang ties sought in Crossroads bar shooting (Fresno, CA): Fresno police say innocent victims are getting hit by flying bullets and the gang violence has to end. Officers say a woman and 18 month old were shot at in a car last week and it was a case of mistaken identity. They weren't hurt, but police have had enough of these bold shootings by careless gang members.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: April 4, 2014

Former Fresno gang member gets 49 years to life for murder (Fresno, CA): A former Fresno gang member found guilty of killing a rival last year was sentenced Thursday to 49 years to life in prison by Fresno County Superior Court Judge Hilary Chittick.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: April 3, 2014

Citrus Heights police announce arrests in 2013 double homicide, other gang-related shootings (Citrus Heights, CA): Citrus Heights police announced arrests Thursday in the fatal gang-related shooting of a man and woman on Birdcage Street in May, as well as several other shootings in the Citrus Heights and North Highlands areas in the past year.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: April 3, 2014

Fresno police push back against rash of gang-related shootings (Fresno, CA): Fresno police are stepping up efforts against gang violence in response to 30 shootings in the last 28 days, Police Chief Jerry Dyer said during a news conference Thursday.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: April 3, 2014

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