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Bodies pile up in Staten Island gang war; victims all affiliated with Bloods

A bloody gang war on Staten Island has claimed the lives of four men in just the past month - and investigators are worried that innocent blood could be spilled next.

The victims - all affiliated with the notorious Bloods - were shot as tensions mount between gang members from New Brighton and others from Port Richmond and Mariners Harbor.

Cops are rounding up parolees and fugitives and making more quality-of-life arrests, trying to squeeze criminals for information that could end the violence.

"Right now we're dealing with bad guys, but we still don't want bad guys to get shot," said NYPD Asst. Chief Stephen Paragallo, Staten Island's borough commander.

"And the last thing we want is good people, innocent people, to get shot - especially children," Paragallo said.

The killings started Nov. 7 when a fight over a girl at a party hall set off a chain reaction that ended with


Added: Dec-1-2009 
By: hammerofodin
Tags: gang, crime, Staten Island, bloods
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