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Wednesday, 16 March 2011

indictment charges that several gun battles occurred between the Benning Terrace-area crews from the "Avenue" and "Circle"


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Thirteen members of a D.C. street gang were indicted on charges related to deadly shootings between rival crews in the Southeast Washington neighborhood known as "Simple City."

The indictment charges that several gun battles occurred between the Benning Terrace-area crews from the "Avenue" and "Circle"

"Today's indictments allege that rival street crews who shared a tiny patch of real estate in Benning Terrace engaged in urban warfare that turned deadly," said U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Machen Jr. "The indictments seek to hold members of both crews responsible for the murder that resulted from their gun battle over Memorial Day weekend in 2010."

Four people from the "Avenue" crew were charged in one indictment. The other indictment charges nine people associated with the "Circle' crew with conspiring to assault members of the "Avenue."

The defendants named in the case against the "Avenue" crew include: Raymond "Soldier Boy"Davis, 18; Deante "White Boy Tay" Harding, 22; Jean-Robert "Junior" Jean-Baptiste, 20; and William "Weetie" Springs, 22.

The defendants named in the case against the "Circle" crew include: Curtis Faison, 19, Antonio "T.O." Fortson, 19; Kevin "Son" Magruder, 29; Marcellus "Mateo" McCray, 17; Deandre "Dee" Mungo, 19; Timothy "Step" Parker, 33, and Lamont Thomas, 20.

Prosecutors said "Avenue" member Faison shot and killed Melvin White, 27, on last April. In return, Thomas and Fortson fired several shots at "Avenue" members, officials said.

The shooting continued over two months, and resulted in the death of Antwan Buckner, 32, prosecutors said.


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