Rap Concert Killings Gang Related, Prosecutors Say

Rap concert killings gang related, prosecutors say
Houston Chronicle
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Updated 01:04 a.m., Friday, July 6, 2012
Alleged gunman Feanyichi Uvukansi, prosecutors said, was aiming at 23-year-old Coy "Poppa C" Thompson, a member of the rival Crips gang, when he opened fire on hundreds of people in the early-morning hours of June 20.

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