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Rev. Leon Kelly talks to Regis Jesuit about Gang Violence

Rev. Leon Kelly, An Anti-Gang Activist, Tries To Broker Peace In Denver

For years, anti-gang activist Leon Kelly has been keeping a list of those killed in gang violence. His list is growing. Since November, there have been 15 gang-related murders and several other shootings — many of them in northeast Denver. Kelly, who runs Open Door Youth Gang Alternatives, has been meeting with a group known as “The Council,” made up representatives

22-year-old charged for 2012 Montbello gang murder

Denver prosecutors have charged a 22-year-old man with a gang-related murder in 2012 in the Montbello neighborhood when he was a teen. Read the rest here!

Two men, including Denver gang member, charged in Montbello drive-by shooting

Two men — one of them a purported Denver gang member — have been charged in an August drive-by shooting in the city’s Montbello neighborhood that left two people wounded. Jquan Johnson, 19, and Juelues Judkins, a 23-year-old member of the Crips, are suspected of two counts each of attempted first-degree murder, attempted first-degree assault, second-degree

Denver police lieutenant punished for ignoring warnings about gang violence before deadly shooting

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Ex-gang member’s message to young people: Don’t follow me

“It was hard time served from a wheelchair, the result of a paralyzing gunshot in the back during a violent house party. And while Rudy Salazar, 39, turned his back on the gang lifestyle, the remnants of that tumultuous time — crude tattoos that cover his face and body, aching memories of a wasted life,