Published: July 13, He has good reason. That was the day his innocent father was gunned down by Jamestown Crips gang member Awet Asfaha. Michael Jr. His father was chatting with a friend on Mount Olive Dr. A photograph of Sheriffe showed him standing front and centre and flashing Crips gang hand signals.
Sheriffe, who was a former star soccer player with pro aspirations, implicated Asfaha as a gunman acting alone. Asfaha said Sheriffe picked up an unknown gunman while Asfaha was an innocent back-seat passenger. We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles and blog posts. We are committed to maintaining a lively but civil forum for discussion, so we ask you to avoid personal attacks, and please keep your comments relevant and respectful.
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As rain falls, moody grey weather, two males are zipped into polyethylene cadaver bags.
The morbid packages, dead weight, are loaded into a couple of black body removal vans, doors slamming shut, for transport to the morgue. This is how it ends, over and over again, when gunfire flares in Toronto. Homicide 39 and Homicide 40 for No ID was found on the victims. But just after 5 p.
The men are not related and hail from historically rival gang swatches. Tony Vella. The two were found lying face-down in an alley behind a row of townhouses, in the sprawling Thistletown public housing complex.
One, at least, had the back of his head blown off. Five shots are what several residents heard; first two, then a pause, then three more in quick succession. A middle-of-the-night noise not rare in this part of the city, Jamestown Crescent. And the sound of footsteps, running away. Black guy in a hoodie. Forensic teams, day shift replacing night shift, were scouring the scene, an awning erected over where the bodies dropped. Cops canvassed door to door.
What did you see? What did you hear? There are security cameras affixed to walls, two of them directly overlooking the crime scene. Yet those who live here maintain the apparatus is empty, nothing inside, the cameras removed two months ago and never replaced. The empty cases are from an old system that we no longer use. He was wearing Adidas and pants pulled down low, so you could see his underwear. They were white. But that glimpse of one victim was hours after the double murder, after daybreak had rendered the scene less menacing, with officers milling about and observers pushing closer.
That son — not a boy, grown-up, with do-rag holding back lank black hair — had looked out his window when he heard the shots, cautiously, barely twitching the curtains. At around a. Chortling, among the little group of idling males that have gathered. No one present will admit to making the call. Felt safe, even, for a change. Greenholme Jr. Public School is only or so metres away. When kids began emerging from their homes yesterday morning, they had to detour around the kill scene.
Nigel Barriffe, a teacher and self-described community activist, came right down John Garland Blvd. They see the growing gap between the rich and the poor in Toronto. The shooting transforms quickly into an indictment of social malaise unaddressed. Nobody wants violence in their community. Other shootings in recent weeks and months, however, have been testament to purported gang wars blazing, between factions and also within, with members apparently vying for leadership.
Police have identified the Galloway Boys as culprits in a slew of violent episodes and purported revenge killings.Posted March 13, a. EDT Updated March 13, p. Mount Olive, N.
Six of them were members of the university women's lacrosse team. The seven women were in a Jeep that was T-boned by a tractor trailer at the intersection of N. Ed Croom. We extend our heartfelt sympathies to the families of Ann Wray and Madison Mergl, and we uplift all of the others in our prayers as they continue to receive medical treatment. The University of Mount Olive is a close-knit community and this has hit us all hard.
Troopers said the driver and the woman in the front seat were wearing seatbelts.Mengintip Proses Gabung Crips, Geng Paling Berbahaya di Amerika
The passengers in the back were not. Officials said the driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured and is not charged at this time. According to a trooper, the Jeep was driving north on Indian Springs Road and failed to yield at the intersection. Speed was not considered to be a factor; however, an ALE agent was working to determine to what extent alcohol may have been a factor after finding evidence of beer and wine at the scene.
Published: Updated: Local News. Tags: crashtruck crashMount OliveWayne County. The Jeep overturned on the property of Unity Baptist Church. Increase Text Size Print this story. Close Comments.
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Popular Recommended Video.Based on the executive order of Governor Murphy, the Mount Olive Township School District will be operating under a health-related closure for the indefinite future. Therefore, home instruction will be ongoing until April 8th. Spring break will remain as originally scheduled from April 9th until April 19th. If the health-related closure is still in effect, home instruction will resume on April 20th. Please go to tinyurl. Zywicki, as well as, vital information about home instruction assignments, WiFi access, free and reduced meal pick-up, and continuity of District operations.
The Entire District will be Closed. Mount Olive High School will be Closed. Mount Olive Middle School will be Closed. Chester M. Stephens Elementary School will be Closed. Mountain View Elementary School will be Closed. Sandshore Elementary School will be Closed. Tinc Road Elementary will be Closed. Apr 21st - Apr 21st, - Kindergarten Orientation 10 a.
Apr 22nd - Apr 22nd, - Gr. June 24 will be the last day for MOMS students and staff. Her alma mater, Mount Olive High School, was and still is one of the best high schools in the state and country. If it weren't for the supportive art teachers and resources available to me, I would never have been encouraged or had the confidence to follow my dream as an artist.
As a professional multimedia designer and producer, I can say there are lessons and skills that I gained at MOHS that did not just put me ahead in my college years, but have stayed with me throughout my career.
If I could go back and do it all again, I wouldn't change a thing. As a parent, I could not be prouder of the excellent education my two boys Class of and Class of have received. MOHS has done just that. I get to work closely every day with dedicated teachers who have incredible ideas that they are eager to share.
Administrators encourage me to take risks in order to really help my students connect math with the real world. I truly feel emboldened to be my best self thanks to the forward-thinking, supportive school culture that exists here at MOHS.Stanley Tookie Williams was co-founder of the Crips when he was only 17 years old, and given the death penalty in San Quentin State PrisonCalifornia on December 13, Raymond Washington, co-founder, was murdered in Like the Bloods, because the Crips have no written constitution, they are officially labeled a "security threat group" in prison, not a gang.
Some have said the word "Crip" allegedly came about after a woman in a Los Angeles housing project filed a report against two young teenage thieves, including founding member Raymond Washington descrtibing one of her assailants as a "crip with a stick," meaning a cripple with a cane.
However, other sources indicate that the word derives from "Crib," from the Baby Avenue street gang that became the Avenue Cribs gang, located in the Central Avenue area of Los Angeles in the late s. Various youth detention camps in California have also historically housed both Crips and Bloods members, including:. As of30, Crips street members were operating in cities across the nation.
About 12, street members operated in Los Angeles about 1, lived in New Jersey as ofwhere they had operated a stronghold in East Orange.
Four injured after wave of Etobicoke gang gunfire, including one shot at hospital
Over members allegedly reside in Price, Utah. Crips began to spread to Canada in the early s. A murder of a 14 year-old teen in Victoria, BC was later attributed to the Crips. The full breadth of the Crips cannot be captured here, but to view and submit locations of individual chapters, see the " Factions " section below. West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming more The Crips spread to Texas prisons in the s.
Rivalries Rivalries have been reported with: Bloods Latin Kings some Hoover Crips members have clashed in the past with members of the 18th Street Ganghowever user sources indicate that they are not rivals, and actually share the same hood.
The rd Paybacc Crips are also located here. The o. According to user sources, this is the largest Crip set in Edmonton, Alberta. Began in San Diego, California, on 38th st. Eastside Parkside Gangsta Crips p. Also reported inside Mcneil Islands Correctional Center, Washington, but only low frequency and not more than 20 members. Hoover Crips covering 43rd to th streets in L. New Born Crips - a Toronto group that developed in the early s, which, as ofhad 70 known members.
Reported also in Los Angeles and New Orleans.This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. A feud between rival gangs led to a wave of shootings across Etobicoke on Friday afternoon, injuring four people, including one shot at Etobicoke General Hospital.
One person was injured after shots were fired in the hospital parking lot, police told the Star, and three others suffered gunshot wounds at multiple other locations, including on Mount Olive Dr. After a shootout with a hostile gang on Mount Olive Dr. They allegedly followed one of the victims to Etobicoke General Hospital and fired shots in the parking lot at the person who was accompanying him.
The victim was being carried by an area resident when the gunmen fired, Toronto Police superintendent Ron Taverner said. Shortly after the gunmen opened fire in the Etobicoke General Hospital lot, another shooting took place at Martin Grove Rd. A year-old female was shot in the ankle and was transported to a local hospital, while a year-old male suffered wounds to his right hip, according to EMS; he is being treated at a trauma centre for serious injuries.
Two of the victims were rushed to Sunnybrook Hospital, which prompted police to issue a lockdown in their emergency department there. Police said they feared the victims would be followed by the gunmen and the measure was precautionary. The lockdown was lifted around 11 p. Friday night, police confirmed. Three of the victims were released from hospital, while one, who suffered life-threatening injuries, is expected to recover. At least 20 rounds were fired in total, according to police, who are looking for suspects.
Police will be canvassing the area Saturday, and the investigation is ongoing. Copyright owned or licensed by Toronto Star Newspapers Limited. All rights reserved. To order copies of Toronto Star articles, please go to: www. Get more breaking news in your inbox. When big news breaks, don't miss it.
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