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City attorney files suits targeting home bases for two South L.A. street gangs

City attorney files suits targeting home bases for two South L.A. street gangs

In the last five years, city prosecutors say three apartment buildings in South Los Angeles have amassed a disturbing tally of arrests, shootings and killings.

On Thursday, City Atty. Mike Feuer announced three nuisance abatement lawsuits asking a judge to issue an order stopping gang members from hanging out in the multi-unit buildings on West 82nd Street. The suits also seek to produce an order to compel the managers to make a host of improvements to make the buildings’ residents safer.

“It is unconscionable that anyone in Los Angeles has to live in conditions like this,” Feuer said in a statement. “We’re taking back this neighborhood from the...

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