Friday, September 27, 2013

Minnesota Somali Gang Violence

Minnesota Somali Gang Violence

In the summer of 2013 shootings of 4 Somalis in Minneapolis and Burnville killed 3 in the worst wave of Somali violence since a string of shootings in 2007-2008 that killed seven over 10 months. Community activists are worried about gang violence even though authorities are not talking about gangs.

Reference




.Timeline


Summer of 2013 

Fatal shootings of three young men this summer, 1 wounded 
Authorities are not calling shootings gang related but community is worried



  • Thur Aug 29, 2013 A body of a Somali man was found in the road which may be connected to a Twin Cities gang war between two Somali gangs -- the Somali Outlaws and the Madhibaan with Attitude, or MWA.fox twin cities
  • Aug. 13, someone shot and killed Abdifatah Ahmed Mahumod, 23, and wounded another man in a Burnsville townhouse complex.
  • July 4, 2013 26-year-old Muhyadin Mohamud Farah of Minneapolis was fatally shot in the chest inside his apartment.
  • June 1, 2013 Mohamed O. Aden, of Minneapolis, died after he was shot several times while seated in his car outside a party in northeast Minneapolis
  • 2007-2008 there were seven gang-related deaths in a 10-month span.


.Sources



Minnesota: Shootings targeting Somalis raise worries of gang war

www.hiiraan.com/.../minnesota_shootings_targeting_somalis_raise_worri...

Aug 31, 2013 - 13, someone shot Abdifatah Ahmed Mahumod, 23, and wounded another man in the Andrew's Pointe townhouse complex in the 2100 block of


  1. Shootings targeting Somalis raise worries of gang war | Star Tribune

    www.startribune.com/local/minneapolis/221883721.html

    Aug 31, 2013 - Abdirizak Bihi, a Somali community activist in Minneapolis ... 13, someone shot Abdifatah Ahmed Mahumod, 23, and wounded another man in  ...
  2. Minnesota: Shootings targeting Somalis raise worries of gang war
  3. www.hiiraan.com/.../minnesota_shootings_targeting_somalis_raise_worri...

  4. Aug 31, 2013 - There's been a stronger sense of security among Somalis since the ...13, someone shot Abdifatah Ahmed Mahumod, 23, and wounded  ...

Shootings leave Somalis fearful of gang activity - NECN.com

www.necn.com/08/31/13/...leave-Somalis...-/landing_nation.html?&...

Aug 31, 2013 - But several members of the Somali community said they think there is... 13, someone shot and killed Abdifatah Ahmed Mahumod, 23, and


  • fatal shootings of three young men this summer
  • Somalis worried that gang activity is picking up among young people
  • authorities have not said whether the deaths are gang-related.
  • two in Minneapolis and one in Burnsville — have marked the worst string of violence among Somalis since a rash of gang-related killings in 2007 and 2008, the Star Tribune reported Saturday ( ).
  • members of the Somali community said they think there is cause for concern.
  • June 1, when Mohamed O. Aden, of Minneapolis, died after he was shot several times while seated in a car. 
  • July, 26-year-old Muhyadin Mohamud Farah of Minneapolis was fatally shot in the chest inside his apartment. 
  • On Aug. 13, someone shot and killed Abdifatah Ahmed Mahumod, 23, and wounded another man in a Burnsville townhouse complex.
  • no criminal charges filed in any of the cases.
  • 2007 and 2008, when there were seven gang-related deaths in a 10-month span.