Gang Shooting


Compton Man Gets Life In Prison For Triple Murder

A Southern California man convicted of killing three people, including two brothers, in a gang shooting has been sentenced to life in prison without chance of parole.


Murder suspect Johnny Mata (credit: LA Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Murder Suspect Accidentally Released In Downtown LA Recaptured In Mexico

Authorities caught up to a murder suspect who was accidentally released more than a year ago in Downtown Los Angeles.



Pair Shot At Sun Valley Anti-Gang Event

Two young men were shot July 12 at Summer Night Lights, a landmark “anti-gang” initiative in Sun Valley.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/18/2012

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1 Injured In Possible Gang Shooting Outside Hermosa Beach Nightclub

Police are looking for a man who shot and injured one person outside a South Bay nightclub over the weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/09/2012

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Vigil Held For Grandmother Killed By Gang Gunfire In Inglewood

The family and friends of a murder victim gathered for a prayer vigil Thursday night at Rogers Park.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/23/2012

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2 Men Open Fire On Long Beach Neighbors After Ongoing Dispute Erupts Into Fight

Authorities are searching for two men who shot their neighbors Thursday after an ongoing dispute erupted into an all-out fight.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/28/2012

1 Killed, 3 Wounded In Reported Gang Shooting Outside The Mayan Nightclub

A gang member killed one of his rivals and wounded three others outside a downtown L.A. nightclub Saturday, police said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/28/2012

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Police Believe Teen Found Dead Under Freeway Overpass Targeted By Rival Gang Members

Police believe gang members drove up and shot a 17-year-old boy dead while he was tagging a freeway overpass early Sunday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/11/2011

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FBI Helps LAPD Nab Wanted Homicide Suspect In Kansas City

The FBI aided the Los Angeles Police Department in the capture of a murder suspect wanted for a January 3rd homicide, officials said Wednesday.


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Woman Wounded In Valley Gang-Related Shooting

Police say a woman was wounded in what appeared to be a gang-related shooting in western San Fernando Valley.


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2 Gang Members Sentenced For Shooting USC Track Athlete In Legs

Two gang members were sentenced Thursday to 15 years each in state prison for shooting a USC track athlete in the legs in 2008.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/11/2011

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Teen Pleads No Contest In Shooting Death Of Wilson High Honor Student

A 17-year-old boy has entered a no contest plea in connection with the shooting death of a Long Beach honor student.


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Shooting Wounds 2 At Anti-Gang Event In Wilmington

Authorities say gang members opened fire, wounding two people, at an anti-gang program at Wilmington Recreation Center early Thursday morning.


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Actors Gyllenhaal, Pena Witness Gang Violence During Police Ride-Along

Actors Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena were on a police ride-along Wednesday night when officers responded to a gang shooting in South Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/14/2011

3 Arrested, 2 Sought In Hollywood Party Killing

Los Angeles police have arrested three people for a gang-related shooting at a Hollywood party that killed a man and wounded another.




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