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  • Two men police suspect of being involved in a string of crimes across Orange County try to open a door in an alleged attempt to steal liquor in this undated file photo.
  • Ten search warrants were executed by six SWAT teams on Wednesday in connection to a series of commercial burglaries.
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arrest, gang activity, robbery, orange county news
  • A map indicates the area near the 11600 block of Bellflower Boulevard in Downey where a man was fatally shot Tuesday, March 25, 2014.
  • A Downey man was fatally shot in an apparent gang-related incident as he sat in his car outside his apartment complex.
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gang activity, shooting, los angeles news
  • Jorge Garcia, 27, and Leah Montijo, 32, were arrested after fleeing Montijos residence near Olive and McFarlane streets in Ventura on Friday, March 14, 2014.
  • A Santa Paula man used a 9-year-old child as a shield in a standoff with officers before being taken into custody Friday.
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arrest, gang activity, ventura county news
  • A burned out Audi is shown behind yellow crime scene tape near Garber Street just off the 5 Freeway in Arleta. A body was found in the Audis trunk on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014.
  • A body was found in the trunk of a burning car in Arleta, and officials believe the killing may be gang related.
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san fernando valley, body found, fire, lapd, gang activity, los angeles news
  • A burned out Audi is shown behind yellow crime scene tape near Garber Street just off the 5 Freeway in Arleta. A body was found in the Audis trunk on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014.
  • A body was found in the trunk of a burning car in an alley in Arleta, and officials believe the killing may be gang related.
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san fernando valley, body found, fire, lapd, gang activity, los angeles news, darsha philips
  • A burned out Audi is shown behind yellow crime scene tape near Terra Bella Street just off the 5 Freeway in Arleta. A body was found in the Audis trunk on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014.
  • A body was found in the trunk of a burning car in Arleta, and officials believe the killing may be gang related.
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san fernando valley, body found, fire, lapd, gang activity, los angeles news
  • An apparent gang-related shooting victim was found near a gate at the USC campus on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014.
  • A shooting victim was found near the USC campus on Wednesday. Police say the incident appears to be gang related.
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gang activity, shooting, school, los angeles news
  • A MAC-11 submachine gun with extended magazine, a .40-caliber carbine rifle and a 9-mm pistol were seized in searches in San Bernardino Wednesday morning, January 29, 2014, along with a flak jacket and a pound of marijuana.
  • Four suspected gang members were arrested Wednesday morning in a San Bernardino gang sweep that netted guns and drugs.
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arrest, gang activity, inland empire news
  • Sheriffs patrol vehicles gather at the scene of a fatal stabbing in the 18100 block of Sundowner Way in Canyon Country on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014.
  • Homicide detectives believe the stabbing death of a man in the Canyon Country area may be gang related.
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stabbing, gang activity, los angeles news
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  • A major raid targeting gang members in a Southern California drug distribution network netted 12 arrests Thursday.
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drug cartel, drug war, gang activity, arrest, los angeles news, leo stallworth
  • Alberto Gutierrez Jr., 24, is shown in a bookinig photo.
  • A 24-year-old gang member has been identified as the alleged shooter in a deadly road rage incident in July.
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shooting, gang activity, los angeles news
  • Several MS-13 gang members were arrested in Los Angeles following an operation targeting drug trafficking and extortion Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
  • Several MS-13 gang members were arrested in LA following an operation targeting drug trafficking and extortion Tuesday.
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arrest, gang activity, mexico, los angeles news, leo stallworth
  • A map indicates the area near the intersection of Hamilton Boulevard and First Street in Pomona where Juan Cisneros was fatally shot on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.
  • Pomona police have arrested a 20-year-old gang member for allegedly shooting a man to death on Nov. 27.
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gang activity, pomona, arrest, shooting, homicide investigation, los angeles news
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  • Long Beach Police officials announced Friday a former detective has been arrested for leaking information to a gang.
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arrest, long beach, gang activity, los angeles news, eileen frere
  • A slew of arrests were made in Oxnard following an operation targeting gang-related drug trafficking with Mexican Mafia ties.
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gang activity, arrest, mexico, ventura county news, melissa macbride
  • Law enforcement officials served arrest and search warrants in Oxnard on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013.
  • Six arrests were made in Oxnard after an operation targeting gang-related drug trafficking with Mexican Mafia ties.
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gang activity, arrest, mexico, vod
  • Ricardo Silva, 25, was fatally shot near East Colonia Road and North McKinley Avenue in Oxnard Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013.
  • In Oxnard, the search for two suspects in the murder of a young man whose girlfriend is pregnant with their first child.
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shooting, homicide investigation, murder, gang activity, ventura county news, sid garcia
  • A victim is wheeled out of an apartment complex following a shooting at 106th Street and Central Avenue in Watts on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013.
  • A 9-year-old and her 18-year-old aunt were injured in a gang-related shooting in Watts Sunday night.
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shooting, south los angeles, gang activity, los angeles news, leo stallworth
  • Crime tape ropes off a party bus and surrounding scene of a fatal shooting in Hollywood on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013.
  • A man was killed when a fight broke out near a party bus in Hollywood, and police say the incident was gang related.
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shooting, hollywood, gang activity, los angeles news, darsha philips
  • Crime tape ropes off a party bus and surrounding scene of a fatal shooting in Hollywood on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013.
  • A man was shot to death in a fight near a party bus in Hollywood. Police say the incident was gang related.
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gang activity, shooting, hollywood, vod
  • Authorities say road rage sparked a shooting at a home in the 800 block of Indiana Avenue in Venice that left a father and son hospitalized Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.
  • Authorities say road rage sparked a shooting at a Venice home that left a father and son hospitalized Tuesday.
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shooting, gang activity, los angeles news, darsha philips
  • This image from Google Maps shows the location of a shooting in the 200 block of Campbell way in Oxnard on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013.
  • A search is underway for suspects who shot and injured a teen in Oxnard. Officials believe the shooters are in a gang.
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shooting, gang activity, ventura county news
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  • A former Avenues gang chief is the latest to go to prison in a case that involved several murders, including a deputy's.
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sentencing, murder, gang activity, court case, los angeles news, sid garcia
  • Dozens of violent gang members were arrested across three Southland counties in a major raid targeting street gangs with ties to the Mexican Mafia on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013.
  • Dozens were arrested across three Southland counties in a major raid targeting street gangs with ties to the Mexican Mafia.
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arrest, gang activity, orange county news, robert holguin
  • Dozens of violent gang members were arrested across three Southland counties in a major raid targeting street gangs with ties to the Mexican Mafia on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013.
  • Dozens of gang members were arrested in a major raid targeting street gangs with ties to the Mexican Mafia.
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arrest, gang activity, eyewitness news
  • Kids are seen at Canyon Creek Camp in Lake Hughes during summer 2013.
  • More than 100 inner city kids attended a camp in an effort to stop the cycle of gang violence in South Los Angeles.
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community activity, gang activity, los angeles news, leo stallworth
  • Kids are seen at Canyon Creek Camp in Lake Hughes during summer 2013.
  • More than 100 inner city kids attended a camp in an effort to stop the cycle of gang violence in South Los Angeles.
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community activity, gang activity, eyewitness news
  • Weapons recovered during Operation Thumbs Down are displayed on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013.
  • Authorities say 35 alleged gang members were arrested Thursday in South Los Angeles during 'Operation Thumbs Down.'
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arrest, gang activity, south los angeles, los angeles news, robert holguin
  • Weapons recovered during Operation Thumbs Down are displayed on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013.
  • Authorities say 35 alleged gang members were arrested Thursday in South Los Angeles during 'Operation Thumbs Down.'
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arrest, gang activity, south los angeles, vod
  • Simi Valley police officers responded to a report of a shooting on the 2600 block of Phipps Avenue at about 1 a.m. Sunday, August 11, 2013.
  • A 19-year-old Simi Valley man was hospitalized Sunday after being shot in the arm and abdomen.
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gang activity, shooting, ventura county news
  • Levon Iskandaryan (L), Mambreh Khachian (R)
  • Two gang members were arrested for robbing a victim during a meeting set up through a for-sale posting on Craigslist.
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arrest, gang activity, lapd, los angeles news
  • A map indicates the location of a fatal shooting near Maple Avenue and 28th Street in South Los Angeles on Monday, July 29, 2013.
  • An investigation is underway after a 26-year-old man was shot and killed following a confrontation with teens in South L.A.
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south los angeles, shooting, gang activity, los angeles news
  • A 26-year-old woman was killed following an apparent drive-by shooting in the 500 block of 95th Street in South Los Angeles Friday, July 19, 2013.
  • A 26-year-old woman was killed following an apparent drive-by shooting in South Los Angeles Friday, officials said.
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shooting, murder, gang activity, los angeles news
  • Police announced Monday the arrest of two suspects in the murder of a Gardena man. A third suspect remained at large.
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south bay, homicide investigation, murder, shooting, gang activity, los angeles news, melissa macbride
  • Cecilia Virgen-DeLeon
  • A woman has been arrested for allegedly coordinating Los Angeles gang activity from her home in Salina, Kansas.
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arrest, gang activity, los angeles news
  • A map indicates the area near the 1700 block of Royal Avenue in Simi Valley where a juvenile was stabbed and a second assaulted with a baseball bat on Saturday, May 18, 2013.
  • A juvenile was stabbed and a second assaulted with a baseball bat after a gang-related fight broke out in Simi Valley.
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fight, arrest, stabbing, gang activity, ventura county news
  • Law enforcement vehicles are shown in a South Los Angeles intersection, investigating a possible gang-related shooting on Friday, May 17, 2013.
  • A man drove himself to the police station in South Los Angeles after he was shot while sitting in his car.
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south los angeles, gang activity, shooting, los angeles news
  • A map indicates the area near the 4600 block of Telegraph Road in Ventura where a 21-year-old man was assaulted by five alleged gang members on Sunday, April 14, 2013.
  • A 21-year-old man was hospitalized following a violent assault by as many as five alleged gang members.
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fight, gang activity, los angeles news
  • Aaron Shannon Jr., seen in a photo provided by family, was killed on Halloween 2010.
  • A mistrial was declared in the trial of a gang member accused in the 2010 Halloween killing of a 5-year-old boy.
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south los angeles, gang activity, shooting, eyewitness news
  • Aaron Shannon Jr., 5, died hours after he was declared brain dead by doctors on Monday. He was shot in the head on Halloween when he was in the backyard of a home in South Los Angeles on Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010.
  • A mistrial was declared in the trial of a reputed gang member accused in the 2010 Halloween killing of a 5-year-old boy.
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gang activity, shooting, south los angeles, los angeles news, amy powell
  • An LAPD raid has shut down an alleged food truck extortion racket in Los Angeles aimed at small-business operators.
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lapd, arrest, gang activity, los angeles news, rudabeh shahbazi
  • An investigation is under way in the 4500 block of Huntington Drive in El Sereno after two men were shot and wounded while standing in the front yard of a home during a party on Sunday, March 17, 2013.
  • Two men have been hospitalized following an apparent-drive by shooting outside a house party in El Sereno.
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shooting, gang activity, los angeles news
  • A Pomona Police Department patrol car is shown in this undated file photo.
  • A wave of deadly shootings is forcing the Pomona Police Department to step up its presence on the city's streets.
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pomona, shooting, gang activity, los angeles news, john gregory
  • Crime tape ropes off the scene of a shooting near a bus stop in South Los Angeles on Saturday, March 2, 2013.
  • Three teenage boys were rushed to the hospital following a shooting at a bus stop in South Los Angeles.
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shooting, gang activity, south los angeles, los angeles news
  • Compton sheriffs deputies responded to a shooting on the 600 block of South Long Beach Boulevard Sunday morning, Feb. 24, 2013.
  • Compton sheriff's deputies responded to a shooting on the 600 block of South Long Beach Boulevard Sunday morning.
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shooting, gang activity, homicide investigation, murder, los angeles news
  • Ladawn Bell, 45, is shown in this photo provided by her family members. Bell was struck and killed by a stray bullet in a gang-related shooting in Jefferson Park on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013.
  • An innocent bystander died after being struck by a stray bullet while she was outside of a home in Jefferson Park.
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south los angeles, gang activity, shooting, los angeles news
  • Ladawn Bell, 45, is shown in this photo provided by her family members. Bell was struck and killed by a stray bullet in a gang-related shooting in Jefferson Park on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013.
  • An innocent bystander was killed after being struck by a stray bullet while she was outside of a home in Jefferson Park.
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gang activity, south los angeles, shooting, eyewitness news
  • Ladawn Bell, 45, is shown in this photo provided by her family members. Bell was struck and killed by a stray bullet in a gang-related shooting in Jefferson Park on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013.
  • An innocent bystander died after being struck by a stray bullet while she was outside of a home in Jefferson Park.
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gang activity, south los angeles, shooting, eyewitness news
  • Investigators are shown at the scene of a shooting in the 1700 block of 35th Place in the Jefferson Park area of South Los Angeles.
  • An innocent bystander was killed after being struck by a stray bullet while she was outside of her house in Jefferson Park.
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gang activity, south los angeles, shooting, eyewitness news
  • A graffiti tag attributed to an Anaheim gang that had an injunction issued against it Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013.
  • A gang injunction was issued against a violent Anaheim street gang, the OC District Attorney announced Wednesday.
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gang activity, orange county news