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Man, 18, gravely injured in gang-related shooting (Gardena, CA): An 18-year-old man is listed in grave condition at an area hospital from a gunshot wound suffered while en route to a party, a police lieutenant said Sunday.
Source: Antelope Valley Press    Date: September 16, 2019

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El Paso Police work to inform public about West Texas gangs (El Paso, TX): The El Paso Police Department Gang Unit, the West Texas Anti-Gang Center (TAG), the National Alliance of Gang Investigators (NAGIA) and the Texas Gang Investigators Association (TGIA) are joining forces. Together they seek to remind the community that Monday, September 16 is International Gang Awareness Day.
Source: ConchoValleyHomepage.com    Date: September 16, 2019

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Juveniles face dozens of charges in NE Georgia car break-ins, thefts (Habersham County, GA): Three people, including two juveniles, face a slew of charges in connection with car break-ins and thefts as well as gang activity, according to authorities in northeast Georgia.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: September 16, 2019

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Waterbury police: Suspected gang member fired bullets into home with two young children inside (Waterbury, CT): Police have tied multiple shots fired into a family’s home last week to a drive-by carried out by a suspected gang member. Frankie Dejesus, 22, remained jailed Monday on $500,000 bond after the police Gang Task Force arrested him over the weekend in connection with at least five shots fired into a home on Haddad Road last week. Police suspect Dejesus is a member of the ATM gang, which continues to battle with its rival, the 960s.
Source: Republican-American    Date: September 16, 2019

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Oxnard gang member with ties to the Mexican Mafia found guilty of federal drug charges (Los Angeles, CA): A high-ranking Oxnard gang member with ties to the Mexican Mafia was found guilty Friday of federal narcotics charges in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, officials said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: September 16, 2019

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Everett leaders want community’s help in fighting gang violence (Everett, WA): Everett city leaders gave an update on the state of gang violence in the city at their second annual Gang Awareness Day symposium Monday night. Between January and October 2017 there were 198 gang violence reports in Everett, which is a 75% increase from 2016.
Source: KING 5 News    Date: September 16, 2019

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Oklahoma prison violence appears gang-related, coordinated (Oklahoma City, OK): Weekend fights at six Oklahoma prisons that left one inmate dead and more than a dozen others injured were apparently coordinated and the result of race-based gang tension inside the facilities, the head of a prison workers association said Monday.
Source: WTOP News    Date: September 16, 2019

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Sumter police, deputies and community working together to curb violence (Sumter County, SC): Multiple acts of violence have left some in Sumter's community feeling emotions of fear and frustration as they hope for a change to take place.south
Source: WLTX 19 News    Date: September 16, 2019

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Information on possible gang motive prompts Pasadena police to reopen investigation into 2013 killing (Pasadena, CA): Police in Pasadena have reopened their investigation into the 2013 shooting death of a 35-year-old Monrovia man after receiving new information that the victim was targeted by members of a local street gang.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: September 16, 2019

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Haverhill Man Scratches Gang Affiliation Into Police Station Cell After Jackson Street Shooting (Haverhill, MA): An 18-year-old self-described gang member brazenly bragged about having his gun out in broad daylight Sept. 15, going so far as to tell a Haverhill Police officer involved in arresting him for Sunday’s Jackson Street shooting he wished he turned the gun on that officer instead.
Source: WHAV 97.9 News    Date: September 16, 2019

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New Information Points to Gang Involvement in 2013 Shooting Death in Pasadena (Pasadena, CA): Police in Pasadena have reopened their investigation into the 2013 shooting death of a 35-year-old Monrovia man after receiving new information that the victim was targeted by members of a local street gang.
Source: MyNewsLa.com    Date: September 16, 2019

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Our kids are dying: Gun violence killing increasing number of teens in Denver and across Colorado (Denver, CO): At all hours of the night, Metra Bell scrolls endlessly through her 19-year-old son’s Facebook page to watch his videos. “Just so I can see him,” she said. “Just so I can hear his voice.”
Source: The Denver Post    Date: September 15, 2019

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Yakima Council will discuss safe routes to school on Tuesday (Yakima, WA): Councilwoman Dulce Gutierrez hopes that the city of Yakima will be able to map current safe routes to school and identify the main walking routes for students for each elementary school within city limits by the end of the year.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: September 15, 2019

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No, this isn’t a repeat of Tacoma 30 years ago. But violence surge calls for stronger police gang unit (Tacoma, WA): The warning signs are flashing red in Tacoma: Gang violence is erupting in some of the neighborhoods that were spattered with the blood of disaffected young men and boys 30 years ago. And our community had better start taking steps to stem the tide.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: September 14, 2019

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NYCHA crime surges as Harlem’s Wagner Houses become gang battleground (New York, NY): New York City’s beleaguered housing projects are as bloody as they are broken. While the city enjoys a 4% decrease in serious crime so far this year, NYC Housing Authority complexes saw a 5% increase in the seven index crimes, according to NYPD data through Sept. 1.
Source: New York Post    Date: September 14, 2019

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City Leaders, Community Discuss Solutions to Stop Violence in Dallas (Dallas, TX): Community members and city leaders packed into the African American Museum of Dallas on Saturday to discuss proactive ways of to stop violence in the community.
Source: KXAS 5 News     Date: September 14, 2019

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‘Gang-Related’ Shooting Leaves 1 Dead in Same Santa Ana Neighborhood That Saw Deadly Gun Violence Just Weeks Ago (Santa Ana, CA): One man was killed in what police described as a “gang-related” shooting in Santa Ana early Saturday.
Source: KTLA 5 News    Date: September 14, 2019

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March for ceasefire of gang violence in Tacoma becomes walk of grief for victims (Tacoma, WA): What started as a call to action Saturday became a march of grief on the streets of Tacoma’s East Side. The march, which attracted more than 300 people, was organized by Candace Wesley as a response to the recent spate of fatal gang-related shootings of Tacoma youth.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: September 14, 2019

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Bronx Man Sentenced To Over 26 Years In Prison For 2011 Gang-Related Murder (Bronx, NY): Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that DEANDRE MORRISON, a/k/a “D-Nice,” was sentenced today to 318 months in prison for the murder of Danny Delgado on August 1, 2011. MORRISON shot and killed Delgado at the direction of a high-ranking member of the MacBallas, a subset of the Bloods street gang, in the Bronx.
Source: The United States Department of Justice    Date: September 13, 2019

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Bloods Gang Member Indicted for Racketeering and Double Homicide on Long Island (Central Islip, NY): Taheem Smith, a member of the Bloods street gang, was arraigned this afternoon before United States Magistrate Judge Gary R. Brown in federal court in Central Islip on an 11-count indictment charging him with racketeering, murders in aid of racketeering of David Arzu and Janelle Curella, robbery, firearms charges and narcotics possession and distribution.
Source: The United States Department of Justice    Date: September 13, 2019

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