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The leadership of motorcycle gangs is usually white but their rank-and-file are becoming more diverse.

Brownsville Herald:

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Police in tourist-friendly Santa Fe, New Mexico, increased patrols and surveillance amid tensions between two motorcycle gangs that sparked a drive-by shooting and a hospital lockdown, authorities said Wednesday.

The measures were ordered after a member of the Vagos Motorcycle Club was shot and wounded while the home of a Bandidos Motorcycle Club member was being riddled with bullets in a drive-by attack, police spokesman Greg Gurule said.

The situation has some residents on edge in the capital of New Mexico, known for its tranquil historic plaza, art galleries and festivals.


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