By Sam Quinones
Times Staff Writer
LOS ANGELES — For more than 30 years, the Blood street gang known as East Side Pain has participated in gun and drug sales in an area of Wilmington known as Ghosttown.
Persons taken into custody are loaded aboard a van at a Los Angeles news conference, Tuesday. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
Nine families in the neighborhood have members in the gang and control drug sales, which bring customers from Long Beach, Harbor Gateway and San Pedro, authorities said.
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