Gunmen open fire at memorial party for slain gang member in Watts

Shelby Grad (Los Angeles Times) | May 1, 2011

Los Angeles police believe three men opened fire during a memorial party for a gang member on Saturday morning, wounding seven people.

The incident occurred on Holmes Avenue in cduring an event that was arranged as a fundraiser to offset funeral costs for 22-year-old Jesus Sanchez. Witnesses told KTLA News that Sanchez was ki*led in the same neighborhood.

One witness told the station that her friends were dancing when the gunmen opened fire.

“It was a mess in there,” one neighbor recalled. “Everyone was running like crazy.”

The Los Angeles Police Department said the gunmen were gang members.

All the victims were expected to survive. They are all in their 20s and six are women.

View video at: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/05/gunmen-open-fire-at-memorial-party-for-slain-gang-member-in-watts.html

Posted by on May 1 2011. Filed under News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

3 Comments for “Gunmen open fire at memorial party for slain gang member in Watts”

  1. Rapid

    EAST COAST CRIPS 1ST/59/62/66/68/69/76/89/97/102/118/190 and RIVERSIDE 1200 Blk

  2. Wolf2 TST

    Viva La Raza – will never die – no matter how many you ki*l – stab – behind our back – will look for you – kil#i*gg kids – we never forget – kil#i*gg grandma – we never forget – Viva conquistadors – Viva Aztec – TST WS – Tiny Locos

Leave a Reply

*

Search Archive

Search by Date
Search by Category
Search with Google

Photo Gallery

Log in |
  • Home
  • Hispanic Gangs
  • Homies Figures – The Original Homies
  • Prison Gangs
  • The Inside Man – Confidential Informant, Los Angeles Gangs & the LAPD
  • Email
  • Connecticut Drug Threat Assessment report – 2003
  • Dianne Feinstein Report, The Gang Prevention and Effective Deterrence Act: Combating the Spread of Gang Violence – 2003
  • National Alliance of Gang Investigators 2005
  • L.A. Area Terrorized by Marauding Youngsters
  • Other Cities
  • Three persons were killed by shotgun blast in hotel on Vermont Avenue, 1979
  • Jamiel’s Law, proposed by Mayoral candiate Walter Moore
  • MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA, CHIEF BRATTON, AND LOCAL AND FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES ANNOUNCE MAJOR CRACKDOWN ON L.A. STREET GANGS
  • Los Angeles Police Gang Enforcement Initiaitives – 2007
  • My Kingdom Come – 2015
  • Passing of Vincent A Alonso
  • Bibliography on street gangs for the gang researcher
  • Cal State Long Beach T-Shirt from “Oldest Bloods” Series
  • Four Pacc Crips car alliance
  • SG Music Group
  • Crip Gangs
  • Bloods
  • Asian Gangs
  • Forums
  • Shop
  • Injunctions
  • Contact information streetgangs.com
  • Resources
  • Contact