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High fences can be found throughout the neighborhood in Harbor Gateway where the 204th Street gang stands accused of terrorizing many area residents. A gang crackdown is aimed at getting some control back in the neighborhood. (Rick Loomis / LAT)
ALTERED LIVES: Dunya Wagoner holds husband Carl’s hand at a medical facility on Valentine’s Day. He is bedridden after losing a leg in a Harbor Gateway shooting last August. He also lost his auto-shop business. (Rick Loomis / LAT)
SHRINE: Candles mark where 14-year-old Cheryl Green, an African American, was slain near her Harbor Gateway home. Two members of the predominantly Latino 204th Street gang have been charged in her killing. (Rick Loomis / LAT)
REMEMBRANCE FOR A YOUNG VICTIM: Shana Miller, 22, lights candles where her cousin Cheryl Green was killed. Cheryl’s mother, Charlene Lovett, struggles with her loss. “My daughter’s dead and I don’t know why,” Lovett says. “That’s the question I would like answered: Why?” (Rick Loomis / LAT)
Vanessa Cary, 18, wears a jacket memorializing her younger sister, Cheryl Green, who was murdered on the sidewalk in Harbor Gateway. (Rick Loomis / LAT)
Cheryl Green’s first name is dripped onto the sidewalk in candle wax. (Rick Loomis / LAT)
Charlene Lovett, whose daughter was Cheryl Green, marches with others as they gather at a peace rally held in Inglewood. (Rick Loomis / LAT)