Night Crawlers (NC) in Westmont (South Los Angeles)

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Night Crawlers are a predominately Latino street gang in the unincorporated section of Westmont in South Los Angeles. They started off as a tagger crew known as No Control before they transitioned into a street gang. They are located south of Century, between Normandie (west) and Vermont Avenues (east). They have two clicks, 1) 101st […]

Westside 18th Street (West Adams)

Home > Hispanic Gangs > 18th Street > 18th Street Clicks > 18th Street West Adams Varrio Westside 18th Street, West Adams is a predominately Hispanic street gang in the West Adams area of South Los Angeles located between La Brea & Fairfax from Exposition Blvd to the 10 Santa Monica Freeway. Of all the […]

Ministering to the Gangs of Los Angeles

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PETER JESSERER SMITH (National Catholic Register) | August 5, 2014 LOS ANGELES — The scourge of gang violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras has driven tens of thousands of migrants into the U.S. and other Central-American countries. But the two major gangs that control whole swaths of these countries, MS-13 and the 18th Street […]

Lil Man

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Follow Lil Man: lilmans_beats Lilmans Beats LILMANSBEATZ Affiliations: 18th Street Videos on Lil Man Lil Man from Inglewood (Lockhaven) talks about gang life style and producing beats for homies Lil Man from Inglewood talks about getting shot & focusing on producing hip-hop tracks Related posts: Lil Man from Inglewood (Lockhaven) talks about gang life style […]

Walk up shooting claims two lives on Normandie & 3rd Street

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Streetgangs.com Staff Writer January 22, 2014 | 5:15 p.m. PST Westlake / Koreatown – On Monday, a double homicide claimed victims, Jonathan “Kidd” Villamizar (b. April 5, 1990), 19, and Alexander “Frost” Veleche (b. Dec. 1, 1994), 24, on the northwest corner of Normandie Avenue and 3rd Street in the Lucy’s Laundry Mat parking lot. […]

Lil Man from Inglewood talks about getting shot & focusing on producing hip-hop tracks

December 30, 2013 – Lil Man from Lockhaven (18th Street), Inglewood area talks about getting shot, slowing down, and focusing on producing music (Hood Music Vol 1 & 2). Date: October 2013 Location: Lil Man’s Studio Related posts: Lil Man from Inglewood (Lockhaven) talks about gang life style and producing beats for homies Gee Aktive […]

Witmer Street gang member shot in driveway by 18th Street member on bicycle in Los Angeles

STREETGANGS.COM | April 2010 Los Angeles — Hispanic male, 18, rides by on bicycle northbound on Hartford Avenue between 7th and Linwood Street just west of downtown Los Angeles in Witmer Street (WST) turf. The suspect fires two shots with a 9mm, hitting the victim, 19, in the right buttock and left thigh and then […]

Car-to-Car shooting caught on video at intersection results in homicide

STREETGANGS.COM | May 7, 2009 South Los Angeles – This clip covers about 11 minutes of actual time but parts have been sped up to make this a shorter clip. Driver in the Jeep Cherokee, driving southbound on Cimarron, drives to the 4-way intersection and blows past the stop sign. Driver driving westbound on 27th […]

2 brothers fight off 3 gang members and get shot at in liquor store parking lot

STREETGANGS.COM | 2010 Bellflower, CA – Surveillance video has no audio – 2 brothers (Hispanic) who are buying beer at a liquor store get confronted by 3 gang members (2 Hispanic, 1 Black) when walking out. Two of the gang members start a fight with the two brothers while the third gang member (white t-shirt) […]

Jamiel Shaw Sr. addresses media after Death Penalty sentence of Pedro Espinoza

STREETGANGS.COM | April 1, 2013 Los Angeles – Jamiel Shaw Sr. speaks to the media after the death sentence of Pedro Espinoza, the 18th Street gang member convicted of killing his son, Jamiel Shaw Jr. Date: November 2, 2012 Edited by: Rafael Gamboa Location: Downtown Los Angeles, Criminal Courts Building Related posts: Pedro Espinoza is […]

LA prosecutors on death sentence imposed on gang member Pedro Espinoza

STREETGANGS.COM | March 31, 2013 Los Angeles – Prosecutors Allyson Ostrowsky and Robert Grace address the media after Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Ronald Rose sentenced Pedro Espinoza to death for the 2008 murder of Jamiel Shaw Jr. Date: November 2, 2012 Location: Downtown Los Angeles, Criminal Courts Building Related posts: Jamiel Shaw Sr. addresses […]

Pedro Espinoza is sentenced to death for the murder of Jamiel Shaw

STREETGANGS.COM | March 30, 2013 LOS ANGELES – In 2008, Pedro Espinoza, 19, shot and killed Jamiel Shaw, 17, during a chance encounter on 5th Avenue where Shaw lived. Espinoza had saw Shaw walking on 23rd Street and noticed him to be a Blood gang member, a rival to the gang Espinoza was from, 18th […]