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One hurt, arrested after gang members exchange shots in San Jose (San Jose, CA): Rival gang members fired shots at one another just after 10 p.m. Tuesday in San Jose, police said, with one 17-year-old male struck by a bullet then treated for his injury and arrested on a warrant.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: June 21, 2012
Police spring into action after nine people shot, two fatally in 24 hours (Toledo, OH): The most violent short-term period in recent history prompted Toledo police Chief Derrick Diggs to reassign officers on Wednesday, sending additional patrols into neighborhoods burdened with gang activity to enforce a "zero-tolerance" policy.
Source: The Blade Date: June 21, 2012
Details released on gang sweep (Tulare, CA): Tulare police released Wednesday details about a gang suppression detail completed last week in response to a spike in shootings and gang activity.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: June 21, 2012
Police believe shooting of Tulsa man is gang-related (Tulsa, OK): A shooting near 51st and Memorial sent a man to a hospital Wednesday evening. Tulsa Police say the man was shot twice during a fight outside his apartment building.
Source: NewsOn6.com Date: June 21, 2012
Two more suspects arrested in beating (El Paso, TX): El Paso County sheriff's detectives have arrested two more men in connection with a gang-related assault in which two men were seriously injured earlier this month in Sparks, officials said Wednesday.
Source: El Paso Times Date: June 21, 2012
Recent arrests bring attention to east Hillsborough gang activity (Tampa, FL): A known gang member walked up to a federal investigator. Go ahead, he said to the agent. Search me. The gang member knew the encounter would happen no matter who approached whom.
Source: Tampa Bay Times Date: June 21, 2012
Man stabbed in gang-related fight (San Diego, CA): A man was stabbed multiple times during an apparent gang-related fight with four other men in Otay Mesa early Thursday, police said.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News Date: June 21, 2012
One wounded in Fresno drive-by shooting (Fresno, CA): An 18-year-old was shot in a drive-by shooting on Wednesday. The shooting happened around 7:00 p.m. on Kings Canyon near Chestnut.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: June 21, 2012
Kennewick man still sought in 2011 gang-related shooting (Kennewick, WA) : A Kennewick man wanted in connection with a suspected gang-related shooting last year at a Pasco motel still is being sought by Pasco police.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: June 21, 2012
Annual San Joaquin County coroner report shows recent rise in homicide deaths (Lodi, CA): The annual report from the San Joaquin County Coroner's Office detailed one of the most deadly years in the area to date, with homicides and suicides on the rise.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel Date: June 21, 2012
NYPD nabs drugs, guns, arrests 56 (Long Island, NY): A six-month undercover investigation that targeted members of the Bloods and the Crips gangs in the Far Rockaways, Queens, ended this week with the arrest of 56 people and the seizure of drugs and guns, the New York Police Department said Thursday.
Source: Newsday Date: June 21, 2012
New anti-gang initiative paying off (Houston, TX): Since we started our weekly fugitive feature, anonymous tips have led to the capture of four of the Top 10 Most Wanted Gang Fugitives in Houston. Our partners at the FBI and stophoustongangs.org maintain the success of the program is a testament to the importance of community involvement.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News Date: June 21, 2012
Man charged in Quincy gang fight (Ephrata, WA): A Quincy gang member is accused of beating a girl and a rival gang member with a two-by-four during a fight. Prosecutors charged Julian A. Ortega, 19, with first degree assault in Grant County Superior Court, according to court records.
Source: Columbia Basin Herald Date: June 21, 2012
Reputed Bloods member caught with loaded gun, Yonkers police say (Yonkers, NY): A reputed member of the Bloods street gang was arrested by Yonkers police with a loaded handgun this week, police said.
Source: The Journal News Date: June 21, 2012
Jury finds Watsonville man guilty in 2005 fatal shooting on Palm Avenue (Santa Cruz, CA): Seven years after Wayne Minten was fatally shot, a jury has found Manuel DeJesus Rosas guilty of murder, attempted murder and participation in a criminal street gang, bringing a trial that started more than a month ago to a close.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: June 21, 2012
Police stats show decrease in most types of crime (Ottawa, ON): Robberies, gun violence and gang activity in Ottawa rose last year, while traffic fatalities and crimes against individuals decreased, according to a report to be presented Monday to the Police Services Board.
Source: The Ottawa Citizen Date: June 21, 2012
Charges filed in fatal shooting at Murray party (Murray, UT): Charges have been filed in a fatal Murray shooting that police believe was gang-related.
Source: Deseret News Date: June 21, 2012
Three inmates hospitalized after Yazoo jail brawl (Yazoo City, MS): One inmate was left with serious injuries after a fight at the Yazoo County Correctional Facility. Sheriff says the fight was between gangs, and said he believes inmates were copying recent disorder at two prisons.
Source: The Clarion-Ledger Date: June 21, 2012
Yakima County Gang Court celebrates first two graduates today (Yakima, WA): Yakima County's Gang Court celebrated its first two graduates today. It's the first program of its kind in the country. Kids charged with crimes can choose to go through it instead of serving time in prison. The program aims to keep them from going back to the gang lifestyle. They're required to go through different therapies, treatments, and training.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News Date: June 21, 2012
Final man indicted in Howard Boys gang case picked up in Georgia, arraignment scheduled (Flint, MI): Federal prosecutors say they have located the final man indicted as a part of the Howard Boys gang that police say trafficked in drugs and guns and used merciless violence to protect their turf.
Source: The Flint Journal Date: June 21, 2012
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