The paper this morning had a front-page story about some guy with Hells Angels links getting shot: “A high-speed car chase in a quiet east Langley neighborhood Tuesday ended with a black Hummer in a ditch and a spray of gunfire in a gang-style shooting just a few hundred meters from two schools.”

Now, in Vancouver, bikers shooting other bikers is hardly a surprising news story. And after all, the guy wasn’t killed, and the fourteen-year-old son he was driving to school wasn’t hurt. What I found interesting was that the portrait of the victim, and another picture of him at a Hells Angels event, were credited as “from his Facebook profile”.


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From: John Cowan (Sep 12 2007, at 11:23)

Hells Angels NYC is my neighbor, almost: they live in the next block. As long as you don't touch their bikes or their women, they are the politest people you'll ever meet. *Noblesse oblige*, I think: they are basically aristocrats by temperament, with the same sense of privilege plus obligation.

I don't know whether this particular branch deals serious drugs or not. HAMC chapters are extremely autonomous.


From: Roger (Sep 12 2007, at 11:55)

To bad that "Da Vinci's Inquest" is no longer in production, this would make a great episode!


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