Saturday, December 15, 2007

Gang Initiation Rumors, Memphis, TN

WMC-TV [Memphis, TN]
14 Dec 2007

Memphis Police downplay gang initiation rumors

Memphis Police say an email being forwarded in Memphis and surround areas warning of possible gang initiation dangers is likely untrue. [...]

Eyewitness News [Memphis, TN]
15 December 2007

Police Say Gang Initiation Email a Hoax

Reported by: Dana Rebik & Adrienne Phillips

Memphis Police say a frightening email, and some text messages, circulating [in] the Mid-South is a hoax. The emails and messages claim gangs are initiating new members by making them flag down women, ask for directions, then shoot them. [...]