Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Follow us:
Follow @NY1 on Twitter Follow NY1 News on Facebook Follow NY1 News on Google+ Subscribe to this news feed 


Dozens of Alleged Gang Members Arraigned After NYPD Raid

  • Text size: + -
TWC News: Dozens of Alleged Gang Members Arraigned After NYPD Raid
Play now

Time Warner Cable video customers:
Sign in with your TWC ID to access our video clips.

  To view our videos, you need to
enable JavaScript. Learn how.
install Adobe Flash 9 or above. Install now.

Then come back here and refresh the page.

Dozens of suspected gang members were arraigned Thursday, a day after a major raid by the New York City Police Department.

Prosecutors read out charges against 34 alleged gang members throughout the day.

There were 80 charges in all, ranging from conspiracy to attempted murder.

Police say several of the people arrested were connected to a series of shootings in and around the Forest Houses in Morrisania.

The District Attorney's office said its investigation began with the accidental shooting death of a 4-year-old on a playground in 2012.

Investigators then collected evidence of the suspected gang members talking about shootings on Facebook.

Police Commissioner William Bratton joined the Violent Felony Squad for the takedown on Wednesday. ClientIP:,, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP