I don't understand it... violent criminal gangs usually respond so well to community initiatives.
-- HOBBEMA, Alta. -- A 16-year-old boy is dead following a pair of gun complaints at an aboriginal reserve south of Edmonton that has been plagued by gang violence.*
Investigators said they believe both incidents were gang related, and that they’ve detained two men for questioning.
In April, 23-month-old Asia Saddleback was wounded in a drive-by shooting involving gangs engaged in a turf war in the area.
Just last week, leaders from the four reserves announced a gun amnesty which they hoped would help reduce violence.