Gang members shoot it out at a Santa Ana school while playing volleyball

“A group of men got into an argument that turned into a gunfire exchange Tuesday night at Lincoln Elementary School, police said. Police were first called about a fight happening at the school’s volleyball court at 425 S. Sullivan St., near Willits Street, and were called again about shots being fired, said Santa Ana police Cmdr. Tammy Franks,” according to the O.C. Register.

In all about five to eight men were involved.  “A soccer game was being played at the school when the shots were fired and several people ran from the school.”

I am assuming that these gang members were playing at the school because of our park shortage.

Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido recently announced that he wants to build up to 200 homes on lots seized by the city, over by the train station.  His plans do not include any parks.

Santa Ana leads the county in violent crime – and we have a massive park shortage and only one library.  Recently Pulido cried to the media about losing state money that he wanted to use to fix our streets.  He is already spending over one billion to widen Bristol St., while other streets are in disrepair.

Pulido campaigned last year with the message that Santa Ana is one of Orange County’s safest cities…


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