Rival Gangs Exchange Gunfire at “Hood Day” Celebration

Al Naipo

May 7th 2010

Playa Del Rey – Rival gang members exchanged gunfire on Thursday near Dockweiler State Beach when some of them arrived in a rented stretch Hummer to celebrate so-called Hood Day, police said.

One person was wounded and another was struck by the limousine, said Sgt. Richard Parks of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Pacific Station.

The confrontation occurred about 3 p.m. about two blocks inland from the beach, near the 7300 block of Vista Del Mar Lane, Parks said.

There were about eight reputed gang members and several females in the Hummer when they encountered rival gang members, exchanged insults and then gunfire, police said.

The Hummer was hit by several bullets, police said. As the vehicle left, it struck and dragged a man. He was said to be in critical condition.

Another man in his 30s was shot in the chest and was in stable condition, police said.

Police later stopped the Hummer on the Glenn Anderson (105) Freeway, east of Vermont Avenue, in South Los Angeles, Parks said.

About eight suspected members of the Blood Stone Villains and Compton Piru gangs and several female friends were inside, according to police.

The driver was detained and several other people were booked on warrants not related to the shooting, Parks said. An investigation was continuing.

Anyone with information about the shooting was urged to call the Pacific Station at (310) 482-6335.

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4 Comments for “Rival Gangs Exchange Gunfire at “Hood Day” Celebration”

  1. cuzz

    f#@$k cillians and dirus

  2. nogood

    this must have been 56 BSV day, for May 6. Who was shooting who?

  3. j

    i heard it was some mexican beef with with BSV
    You know what though the police knew what was up before sh*% pop off
    Too many mulitple law agencies involved to get there that quick
    They knew there hood day, where it was gonna be at, what they were gonna be in all that
    Something big its going down
    And it was on the news
    Usually gang sh** aint on the news, this sh** got all of LA buzzing like a beehive

  4. wessbe5Vt50YZ

    dis a buncha bull5Xit cillainsk aint 5Xit & never been ..they hkood str8 barrio on 50Tys cillains aint movek’n a dayum thang. dem ese on yall blankes 38stk big macs sh*% even C14.E13 . and every other daym lil ese gang in yall small turf treat yall hood like a like highskool & makin yall transfer out. also peptos label”d cillans marks for life den cillians ran too every damn es/watts damu car an try to turn dem on peptos desperatly seeking help rmaoo .. &cillians peace wit avonk & 4trader & 4dummy.. 50Tyzzzzz

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