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Los Angeles, California / Homicide in Hollenbeck / Gang Murders / De la Hoya Interview #960685

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 10, 2010
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(Studio & Los Angeles: Anderson Cooper) The deadly code of silence in the gangs of east Los Angeles featured; details given about the unsolved execution murder of gang member Gabriel Ayala. [LAPD Det. Dewaine FIELDS†- says Gabriel knew who killed him; recounts the mistrial that released Gabriel earlier for a murder so his gang considered him a snitch & likely killed him; calls gangs a dysfunctional family, not a band of brothers.] [Former gang member Richard MOYA†- defines the term snitch.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with boxer Oscar de la Hoya about gangland violence. [De la HOYA - recalls being stopped at gunpoint by a gang when he was 14; states the kids now do not have choices; comments on his decision to take the right path with his life & how he has funded a charter school in east L.A; states it is fear in Hollenbeck.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Tomorrow's segment on Hollenbeck previewed.

Cooper, Anderson

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