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Charges: Mount Vernon cop shooting started with gang conflict (Mount Vernon, WA): The police standoff and shooting that critically wounded a Mount Vernon officer started with a shooting over gang turf, authorities say.
Source: KOMO 4 News    Date: January 19, 2017

2 arrested in connection with gang-related Wapato shooting (Yakima, WA): Two men identified by police as gang members have been arrested in connection with a Wapato shooting that sent another man to the hospital. The 18- and 19-year-old suspects were arrested Tuesday as police continued an investigation into the weekend shooting, police say. The suspects are each being held on a $1 million bond.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: January 18, 2017

Bail set for suspect in gang-related shooting (Yakima, WA): Bail was set at $125,000 Thursday for a Yakima man accused of being the driver in a gang-related shooting that wounded a man. The 20-year-old suspect was arrested Wednesday afternoon at a Washington Avenue home, police said.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: January 14, 2017

Gang violence led to shooting of Mount Vernon police officer; 2 suspects appear in court (Mount Vernon, WA): One of the teenagers accused in the shooting that critically injured a Mount Vernon police officer appeared in front of a judge for the first time on Wednesday.
Source: Q13 FOX News    Date: December 21, 2016

Probe into Everett gang-related shootings closed for now (Everett, WA): Detectives have closed their investigations into the gang-related shootings of two teenage brothers. The brothers are believed to be connected to an Asian gang. That gang is friendly with two Hispanic gangs that are feuding with two other Hispanic gangs, detectives have explained in court papers.
Source: HeraldNet    Date: December 16, 2016

Fitness studio opens doors to WW youths (Walla Walla, WA): The anti-gang and -drug abuse group Juntos has partnered with a Walla Walla fitness studio to open its doors to youths on Friday nights. Juntos — which means “together” in Spanish — is a group organized by former gang members along with Walla Walla police officers and county sheriff’s deputies, Aguilar said.
Source: Walla Walla Union-Bulletin    Date: November 27, 2016

Several innocent bystanders hurt by gun violence in 2-week period in Seattle (Seattle, WA): Two shootings in Seattle in just a two-week period have left several innocent bystanders injured. It’s too early in the investigation for detectives to know whether the shootout was gang-related. But some in the community suspect gangs, drugs or both.
Source: Q13 FOX News    Date: November 22, 2016

Yakima man heads to federal prison for gang-related gun crime (Yakima, WA): A Yakima man described as a high-ranking gang member was sentenced Thursday to eight years in federal prison for illegal possession of a firearm.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: November 18, 2016

Sureno gang member sentenced to 100 months in prison (Yakima, WA): According to the U.S. Department of Justice, 34-year-old Angel Jose Rangel was sentenced Thursday to 100 months in prison after having previously plead guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Source: KAYU FOX 28     Date: November 17, 2016

Driver linked to gang shooting in Walla Walla County sentenced (Walla Walla, WA): A teenager was sentenced this morning in the Juvenile Department of Superior Court to time served for driving two gang members, suspected in the shooting of a fellow gang member, from the scene of the crime north of Walla Walla in July.
Source: Walla Walla Union-Bulletin    Date: October 21, 2016

Gang rivalry behind recent Everett shootings (Everett, WA): The Police Department is rebuilding its anti-gang unit to be bigger and smarter, at a time when a gang rivalry has spilled onto Casino Road. Police Chief Dan Temple-man confirmed last week that three high-profile shootings along Casino Road since September were all gang related.
Source: Snohomish County Tribune    Date: October 19, 2016

Police say recent shootings related to gang feuding (Everett, WA): Gunfire in recent weeks is likely part of an ongoing gang feud that already claimed the life of a 17-year-old boy. The gangs, primarily operating in south Everett, have been shooting at each other for more than a year.
Source: HeraldNet    Date: October 17, 2016

Yakima County jail uses segregation methods to keep gang violence down (Yakima, WA): When a gang member is jailed, it’s tempting to think everyone is a bit safer. But it’s not necessarily true. Putting a Norteño into a cell with Sureños practically assures violence that puts inmates — and corrections officers who must break up fights — at risk.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: October 17, 2016

Teenager’s shooting part of gang violence in south Everett (Everett, WA): A 15-year-old boy who was shot Monday evening is the brother of a 13-year-old who was hit by gunfire three weeks earlier outside the same W. Casino Road apartment.
Source: HeraldNet    Date: October 15, 2016

Chief Says Everett Shootings Gang Related (Everett, WA): Tonight Everett Police Chief Dan Templeman confirmed to the Everett City Council Public Safety Committee that the three recent shootings on Casino Road are considered gang related. “The shootings on September 9th, September 16th and Monday night are gang related,” said Templeman. He made those comments during a briefing on gang activity in Everett.
Source:    Date: October 12, 2016

Kennewick police name man wanted for questioning in gang-related homicide (Kennweick, WA): A Kennewick man is wanted for questioning in an August gang-related shooting that left a man dead. Oscar Ernesto Hernandez, 23, was identified Wednesday as a “person of interest” in the death of Jorge Antonio Jimenez. Kennewick police stopped short of calling Hernandez a suspect in the Aug. 16 incident at Heatherstone Apartments.
Source: Tri-City Herald    Date: September 28, 2016

Gangster sentenced for gun crimes tied to innocent woman’s death (Seattle, WA): As it stands, there’ll be no full measure of justice for Cassandra Hampton. Hampton was having a night out in Seattle’s clubby Pioneer Square neighborhood when a stray bullet cut short her life at 27.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: September 10, 2016

Benton County talks expectations on crime, gang prevention program requests (Benton County, WA): Nonprofits in Benton County can ask for help to pay for anti-crime or anti-gang programs without being part of a law enforcement agency themselves.
Source: Tri-City Herald    Date: September 5, 2016

Walla Walla Fairgrounds dresscode brings light to ongoing problem (Walla Walla, WA): A dresscode at the Walla Walla Frontier Days Fair has locals talking about a bigger issue. Residents said the gang problem is growing everyday. An ordinance passed by Walla Walla County commissioners prohibits gang related attire or insignias. Many said with recent gang violence in the area, this is a good idea.
Source: KVEW News    Date: August 31, 2016

Kennewick police looking to hear from more witnesses after gang shooting leaves 1 dead (Kennewick, WA): Kennewick police are looking for more witnesses with information related to the homicide at the 1100 block of W. 10th Avenue on August 16 that left one man dead. Police say there are new witnesses that they are interested in hearing from on the shooting that took place Monday, August 16 between two rival gang members.
Source: KEPR-TV News    Date: August 25, 2016

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