The murder was caught on camera by four surveillance cameras installed within the hall. As a result, it influenced a number of other gang murders and shootings in the LA area, and created a strong feud between both Asian gangs. Authorities claim the murder inspired a chain reaction of gang violence which led to ten other murders in the LA area. The pool hall was a hangout spot for the gang he was a part of, the Asian Boyz. Mek carried a.
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Police arrest six in gang-related November shooting in California | Reuters
The victims were killed Nov. Four people were killed, and six people were wounded. Fresno Police Chief Andy Hall said at a news conference that the suspects are all self-admitted members of the Mongolian Boys Society gang and that they were retaliating against a rival gang called the Asian Crips that they believed was responsible for killing a member of their gang hours earlier. One of the people at the house was an affiliate of the Asian Crips but was not active in the gang, Hall said, though the Mongolian Boys Society believed it was a gang party. Billy Xiong, 25, of Fresno, was arrested on suspicion of mail theft on Dec.
Police arrest six in gang-related November shooting in California
They were founded in the early s as part of efforts of protection   for Southeast Asian immigrants and refugees from the more numerous American gangs in their localities. The Asian Boyz gang was formed in Long Beach, California in the early s, drawing members from immigrant communities from Southeast Asia. Their identity also attracts notable controversy, being that the Cambodian sets are notoriously influential and decorated as their own faction of Crips that is, among other things, racially or ethnically distinct. Although the Asian Boyz gang comprise their own identity as an organization, the identity itself is largely interpreted as an umbrella of individual Crip gangs or "sets"; hence their alternative monikers "Asian Crips" and "Asian Boyz Crip".
By Reuters Staff. This Dec. Reuters - Six people have been arrested for a November shooting rampage that killed four people and injured six at a backyard football-viewing party in Fresno, California, police said on Tuesday. The attack was carried out by members of a gang called the Mongolian Boys Society in retaliation for the murder of Randy Xiong, the brother of a gang member, Fresno Police Department Chief Andy Hall told a news conference. The attack shook a neighborhood that is home to mostly Latino and Southeast Asian families and prompted police to form a task force to look at the activities of Asian gangs in the central valley hub about miles km southeast of San Francisco.