23 June 2006

gang war waiting to explode in new orleans

spelunking has published a dispatch from "tom" their contact in south louisiana who has a different take on the recent murders which triggered the la national guard and state police being detailed to nola.
'tom' claims that it was actually a vicious gangland slaying over a turf-war between a new latin gang and an old nola gang.

News on the six gang members ambushed in New Orleans last week:
"[tom]is not real confident that the NG and LSP can handle this new crop of bad guys. They are based out of Chicago and are very well-trained (many of whom have been trained in the US armed forces..."
click here to read more.
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    edited 12:28 pm cdt friday 23 june 2006