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Medina Family Mourning Woman Killed In Atlanta Gang Gunfire (Minneapolis, MN): A family in Medina is in mourning after a tragic death. WCCO spoke with the parents and siblings of Taylor Hayden, a 25-year-old woman who grew up in the Twin Cities and graduated from Wayzata High School. She’s the younger sister of State Senator Jeff Hayden. The family says Taylor was caught in the crossfire of rival gangs after flying to Atlanta with a group of her college friends for a weekend getaway.
Source: CBS Minnesota    Date: July 24, 2016

Sources: Deadly Minneapolis Shooting was Gang Related (Minneapolis, MN): Sources tell 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS that a deadly shooting that happened Saturday night at 30th Avenue North and Newton Avenue North in Minneapolis was gang-related.
Source: KSTP 5 News    Date: July 17, 2016

Minnesota sees spike in violent crimes (Minneapolis, MN): Minnesotans saw an increase in violent crimes in 2015, mostly driven by large jumps in murders and rapes. In its annual Uniform Crime Report released Friday, the state's Bureau of Criminal Apprehension reported 130 murders, 48 more than 2014. The total is the highest in 15 years.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: July 1, 2016

Police looking for gang link in shooting of 4 women (Minneapolis, MN): Police are investigating whether a shooting earlier this month in north Minneapolis that left four women wounded might be part of an escalating feud between North Side gangs.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: June 16, 2016

Police: Witnesses to Violent Crime in North Minneapolis Hesitant to Come Forward (Minneapolis, MN): As gang violence escalates in North Minneapolis, police investigating deadly shootings say they often run into a familiar road block: finding witnesses who are willing to come forward. For example, a gang-related shooting in early May on the north side left seven people hurt and one person dead.
Source: KSTP 5 News    Date: June 6, 2016

North St. Paul man sentenced in gang-related murder, St. Paul's first homicide (St, Paul, MN): A North St. Paul man was sentenced Friday to 13½ years in prison for a gang-related murder that was St. Paul’s first homicide of the year.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: June 3, 2016

Teen charged with murder in Mounds Park gang shooting (St. Paul, MN): An 18-year-old has now been charged with second-degree murder for allegedly firing the shot that killed another teenager at Mounds Park in St. Paul, Minn. on April 17.
Source: KMSP FOX9 News    Date: June 2, 2016

Additional patrols added to North Minneapolis to curb increase in violence (Minneapolis, MN): After a continued increase in violence in North Minneapolis, police will be ramping up enforcement to help curb gun deaths and gang-related violence. Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau announced that 12 additional officers will be assigned to the 4th Precinct, which comprises North Minneapolis, on June 12 in a statement on Friday.
Source: Bring Me The News    Date: May 28, 2016

Minneapolis Police using social media to track gangs (Minneapolis, MN): Minneapolis Police are finding evidence in the very place where gang members are flaunting their crimes - social media. Often officers don't need a warrant because the videos are public. Last week, charges came down against four alleged gang members in Minneapolis and prosecutors using their own video against them.
Source: KMSP FOX9 News    Date: May 21, 2016

4 Suspected Gang Members Charged in Connection to Social Media Videos (Hennepin County, MN): Four suspected gang members have been charged with four counts each of terroristic threats in connection to postings on Facebook and other social media sites.
Source: KSTP 5 News    Date: May 20, 2016

Minneapolis gang members charged after posting threats on Snapchat, YouTube (Minneapolis, MN): The cinematic productions and social media posts of a north Minneapolis gang have led to criminal charges against 4 members. The Tre Tre street gang gets its name from the geographic area of north Minneapolis its lays claim to, around 33rd Avenue N. One of their rivals is the Skitz Squad, which the Tre Tre members took shots at in videos posted on Snapchat and YouTube.
Source: KMSP FOX9 News    Date: May 19, 2016

Minneapolis gang shooting: 1 dead, 7 injured, 48 shell casings (Minneapolis, MN): A 20-year-old man was killed and seven others were injured in a shooting between two rival gangs near the intersection of 16th Avenue and Newton Avenue in north Minneapolis on Wednesday night.
Source: KMSP FOX9 News    Date: May 4, 2016

2 charged for gang crimes in fatal Mounds Park shooting in St. Paul (St. Paul, MN): Two men are facing gang-related charges following the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old man at a barbecue in Indian Mounds Park in St. Paul, Minn. on Sunday.
Source: KMSP FOX9 News    Date: April 19, 2016

Gang confrontation led to Mounds Park shooting, charges say (St. Paul, MN): A confrontation over gang names apparently sparked a shootout Sunday in Indian Mounds Regional Park that took a St. Paul man’s life, according to charges filed Tuesday in Ramsey County District Court.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: April 19, 2016

7 members of ‘violent’ Minneapolis gang plead guilty to various crimes (Minneapolis, MN): Seven Twin Cities men have pleaded guilty to various crimes they carried out while members of a “violent” gang based in south Minneapolis. U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger announced in a news release the remaining two defendants from an August 2015 indictment charging seven members of the 10z and 20z street gangs pleaded guilty on Tuesday.
Source: Bring Me The News    Date: February 23, 2016

Guilty pleas complete gang case from 2014 shootout at Minneapolis hospital (Minneapolis, MN): Two gang members linked to a midday gun rampage at Hennepin County Medical Center in 2014 pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday, meaning that all seven defendants in the case have now entered guilty pleas to federal charges that include weapons violations and drug trafficking.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: February 23, 2016

A hospital steps in to stop cycles of violence (Minneapolis, MN): A brief, precious window into the lives of young victims of violence opens the moment they arrive in Hennepin County Medical Center’s emergency room. HCMC aims to seize on that critical moment when it launches the nation’s newest hospital-based violence intervention program this year. Similar programs at other hospitals have shown promising results, including lower rates of re-injury and reduced costs for emergency departments.
Source: Southwest Journal    Date: February 11, 2016

Tracking the toll of gun violence (Minneapolis, MN): Gun violence claimed the lives of more than 40 people in Minneapolis in 2015 and two people this year — including a 25-year-old Brooklyn Park man in North Minneapolis on Jan. 26 and a 20-year-old West St. Paul man on New Year’s Day in the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood.
Source: Southwest Journal    Date: February 11, 2016

Minneapolis Gang Member Sentenced to 10 Years on Drug Charges (Minneapolis, MN): A Minneapolis gang member has been sentenced to 10 years for conspiring to distribute crack cocaine throughout Minnesota.
Source: KSTP 5 News    Date: January 22, 2016

As year's end, violent crime up in Minneapolis for the fifth straight year (Minneapolis, MN): It was around 2 a.m. on a recent Monday in downtown Minneapolis when the pop-pop-pop of gunfire pierced the din of bar closing time. Spotting a rival gang member, a gunman opened fire on a group of people hanging out outside the First Precinct police station, on 4th Street between 1st and Hennepin avenues, setting off a brief shootout that left one woman hospitalized with multiple gunshot wounds, according to police.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: December 24, 2015

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