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Chicago shootings kill two, wound seven overnight; police announce dozens of gang arrests (Chicago, IL): Shootings overnight in Chicago killed two men and wounded seven others, including two teenage boys.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: June 30, 2012
Man killed in hostage situation identified as known gang member (Greeley, CO): Police have identified the man who was shot to death Friday during a hostage situation near the Greeley Mall as Greeley resident Adrian Jeremiah Perales, a known gang member.
Source: Greeley Tribune Date: June 30, 2012
Plant City man accused of hiding gun from fatal shootout (Dover, FL): Deputies have arrested a 20-year-old Plant City man who they say hid a gun used in a June 17 shooting that ended with the death of a "Dover Locos" gang member.
Source: Tampa Bay Times Date: June 29, 2012
Two more dead in wave of North Side violence (Pittsburgh, PA): Pittsburgh police officials said they will ramp up patrols on the city's North Side in response to what they described as a troubling spate of gang-related violence that left a teenager and a young man dead early Thursday.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Date: June 29, 2012
LSP gang members convicted (Cleveland, OH): Four Youngstown men who were convicted of conspiracy to commit racketeering for their street-gang activities on Youngstown's South Side are likely to go to prison for many years.
Source: The Vindicator Date: June 29, 2012
Man shot in Gage Park drive-by (Chicago, IL): A man was wounded during a gang-related drive-by shooting Thursday night in the Southwest Side Gage Park neighborhood.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: June 29, 2012
Court of Special Appeals upholds conviction of Bloods gang member in murder (Baltimore, MD): Maryland's second highest court has upheld the murder conviction of a gang member who shot a man six times in February 2009 on orders from a Bloods leader. The suspect had contested the state's introduction of gang testimony, arguing it prejudiced the jury.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: June 29, 2012
Police shoot, kill gang member (Santa Maria, CA): A man in his 20s, described as a known gang member and armed parolee at large, was shot and killed by law enforcement officers Thursday morning in the alley behind the 7-Eleven at the southwest corner of Broadway and W. Bunny Avenue.
Source: Santa Maria Times Date: June 29, 2012
Greyston Garcia, who won Fla. 'stand your ground' case, killed in suspected gang crossfire (Miami, FL): South Florida man Greyston Garcia, who was cleared of murder charges this year based on Florida's 'stand your ground' self-defense law, was killed Tuesday night. Apparently he was an innocent bystander struck by a stray bullet in suspected gang crossfire, CBS Miami reported.
Source: CBS News Date: June 29, 2012
15-year-old to face murder charge (Los Angeles, CA): Prosecutors plan to charge a teen with murder, accusing him of firing into a crowd in Watts this month and killing a 1-year-old boy cradled in his father's arms, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: June 29, 2012
Teen wounded in Seaside shooting, police looking for suspect (Seaside, CA): Police are searching for the suspect who shot and wounded a 16-year old male just before midnight on Thursday.
Source: KION 46 News Date: June 29, 2012
Shots fired in clash between gangs near 13th, Hillside (Wichita, KS) : A clash between gangs led to gunfire in a parking lot near 13th and Hillside late Thursday night, police said.
Source: The Wichita Eagle Date: June 29, 2012
Boy, 15, charged with shooting that killed infant (Los Angeles, CA): A 15-year-old gang member has been charged with killing a one-year-old boy who was shot as he lay in his father's arms on a South Los Angeles street.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: June 29, 2012
Police, federal agents dismantle Daytona Beach's 819 Boyz gang (Daytona Beach, FL): The notorious 819 Boyz, a guns and drugs street gang that wreaked havoc in the poorest section of this city, has been decimated by local and federal investigators over the last two years, Police Chief Mike Chitwood said this morning.
Source: The Daytona Beach News-Journal Date: June 29, 2012
Teen killers face adult punishment over gang execution (Winnipeg, MB): They were just 15 and 16 years old when they executed a rival drug dealer. But the pair of Indian Posse gang members is now getting a serious dose of adult punishment for their deadly actions.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press Date: June 29, 2012
Organizers hope gang hotline helps stop violence (Memphis, TN): Community leaders are organizing a prayer vigil Saturday in an effort to end the gang violence in Whitehaven. "These children didn't get in this condition overnight and it can't be solved overnight, but it can be solved," said Herb Jackson, of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
Source: WMC-TV 5 News Date: June 29, 2012
St. Louis ex-gang member turns life around (North St. Louis, MO): A former St. Louis gang member says he managed to escape the crime-filled lifestyle, but it wasn't easy. A local organization has given him the help and support he needs to change his life’s course.
Source: KPLR 11 News Date: June 29, 2012
Middletown police make gang-related arrests (Middletown, OH): Police said they believe a gang task force created in the past year is making a difference on Middletown streets. At least four gangs have been identified and broken up since the task force was created, police said.
Source: Middletown Journal Date: June 29, 2012
Two gang members arrested after street shooting in Merced (Merced, CA): Two gang members were arrested on June 16th at the Savemart warehouse near the Mission Avenue Interchange by Merced police officers after fleeing from a shooting.
Source: Crime Voice Date: June 29, 2012
Desert Hot Springs gang member sentenced in drive-by shooting (Indio, CA): A Desert Hot Springs gang member convicted of trying to kill another gang member was sentenced today to 18 years and six months in prison.
Source: The Desert Sun Date: June 29, 2012
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