Authorities arrested nine people with gang ties following a shootout at a Monterey Park house. According to authorities, a local gang uses the house for illegal gambling, drug sales, weapons storage and identity theft. The property featured barred windows and doors, and had a video security system in place.
According to police, a dispute arose between two rival gangs at the home. The shootout did not injure anyone, but two nearby homes and four cars sustained damage.
According to police, they discovered a large gambling operation, stored weapons, drugs and equipment used in identity theft inside. In addition, officers discovered two stolen vehicles parked outside. They arrested nine people, several of whom attempted to flee the scene. They were arrested following a short chase. Police used the video surveillance taken from the home’s system as evidence.
The nine people arrested are all residents of Los Angeles County and known gang members or associates. Eight of the nine suspects remain jailed. One suspect posted bond and was released. His whereabouts are unknown.
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