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The injunction seeks to prohibit known members of the Big Top Locos, Crazys, Diamond Street Locos, Echo Park Locos, Frogtown and Head Hunters street gangs from associating with each other in public, possessing firearms or narcotics, or possessing alcohol in public, officials in the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office told the Los Angeles Times.
``We've got to be tough on violent gang activity, and gang injunctions such as this one are an important step," City Attorney Mike Feuer said in a statement.
City lawyers filed the
The gangs named in the injunction have fought for years, according to the city attorney's office. The feuding has led to graffiti vandalism, aggravated assaults, shootings, attempted murders and murders, according to court documents cited by The Times.
The injunction can be enforced only against active gang members after they are personally served with the signed court order. It was opposed by many