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Gang initiation (drivers be warned)

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John & Sandra Barrick (astroboy)
Fri, 20 Nov 1998 18:26:45 -0500

Okay it's not art related( unless incognito in an art car), this
just came over on my preschool list and since many of you are urban
teachers you should be aware too. however I've never seen any Gang
related things in any of the neighborhoods, in any of the 6 states
I've lived in, in the past 8 years!

Subject: Gang initation !!! This is no joke!!!Tell all drivers you

>>" Gang Problems
>> This is true, they had a report on one of the news stations
within the
>> week. It must be going on all over the US. This original
message was
>> Washington State. Be careful! :)
>> The police officer that works with the DARE program at my
>> elementary school passed this warning on to us and now I share
it with
>> you....
>> If you're ever driving after dark and see an on-coming car
with no
>> headlights turned on, DO NOT flash your lights at them! This
is a
>> gang member "initiation game" that goes like this: the new
gang member
>> under initiation drives along with no headlights and the first
car to
>> their headlights at him is now his "target". He is now
required to turn
>> around and chase that car and shoot at or into the car in
order to
>> his initiation requirements. Make sure you share this info
with all the
>> drivers in your family!!
>> Stay safe!!
>> In Arizona,you don't just get shouted at.You get shot at.
>> Swabbie
>> In Colorado they shoot at cars too!!!"

  • Maybe reply: Maggie White: "Re: Gang initiation (drivers be warned)"