- Associated Press - Friday, April 15, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - More than a dozen gang members in north Philadelphia have been arrested after authorities say they were involved in nine shootings, including one killing, in 2014.

District Attorney Seth Williams on Thursday announced charges against 15 members of the TNT gang for bringing an ongoing feud and gun battle into a small section of the city. Charges include conspiracy, murder and aggravated assault.

Investigators say the violence started when a TNT member felt disrespected by a rival gang while watching a basketball game at a bar in February 2014. During their string of violence, authorities say 24-year-old Donte Johnson was shot to death after he was misidentified as part of another gang.


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