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Fears as Los Angeles gangs launch killing contest



Gangs in Los Angeles have reportedly initiated a killing contest to see which of the gangs can murder a hundred people in 100 days the fastest.

This grim contest was triggered by the death of a gang member called KP. It is unclear how he died but his family members are saying that he wouldn’t have condoned such heinous act.

“It’s making him look like a bad person. It’s not like he started this and got killed behind it. He had no control over what’s going on with #100Days100Nights,” a relative who chose to remain anonymous said.

KP had tried to become a better person after the birth of his child but remained ‘loosely affiliated’ to his gang, family members had revealed to Daily Beast.

This despicable contest has kept the city’s residence in fear for their lives.

““They’re very scared. They’re scared to the point where they won’t leave their homes. They’re scared for their children,” the head of a local gang intervention group told Daily News.

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These cold-blooded killers are targeting anyone within two areas – Western and Normandie Aves. in Los Angeles. Hashtags like #100Days100Nights and #PrayforLA are used by residents to send out warnings via social media. A “Let Me Live” peace rally was also held on Tuesday to call for calm and ceasefire.

A local church pastor had told ABC 13 how badly the contest is affecting residents. “It’s really crippled us,” he said.

“People are afraid to go out the door. People are afraid to do this. Something has to be done.”

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