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Heriberto Ramirez (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

No Bail For Man Charged In Gang Initiation Beating

Heriberto Ramirez was one of at least three gang members who blindfolded the 15-year-old boy on March 16 before taking him to an undisclosed location where — after refusing to join their gang — he was punched, kicked, stabbed, and robbed, prosecutors said in court.

03/24/2014

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Teen Charged With Attempted Murder In Gang Initiation Beating

The 16-year-old and “several other offenders” hit, stabbed and robbed a 15-year-old boy in the 2700 block of South Homan Avenue after he refused to join the gang.

03/17/2014

Depree Mims (Supplied to CBS)

Police: Teen Killed In Gang Initiation Was Victim Of Mistaken Identity

Depree Mims was getting a blanket as his family settled in for a movie at home with his family, when a bullet came through the front window and hit him in the head.

04/03/2013

Depree Mims (Supplied to CBS)

Ind. Teen’s Shooting Death Part Of Gang Initiation, Four Charged

Four people have been charged with murder and criminal gang activity in connection with the shooting death of a 14-year-old boy in Merrillville last week.

04/01/2013