West Side Piru

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The West Side Piru (or "WSP"/"WS BP" for "West Side Bompton Piru") are believed to be one of the first gangs to form the Bloods Alliance in Compton, California back in the early 1970's by an African-American named Benson Owens. The first neighbourhoods opposing growing Crip aggression in Compton were centered around Piru Street, considered the mecca of the West Side Piru. This gang is the only Compton Piru gang who holds strong relations with Blood sets, and the only Compton Piru gang who sports red rather than the Piru-card's burgundy. Today there are two West Side Piru sets operating in the districts of Compton and Carson. Members are known to sport burgundy, red or black articles of clothing, with younger members adopting the wearing of all red Washington Nationals baseball caps. Their territory in Compton is dissected by Piru Street and is centered between 134th Street in the north to Rosecrans Avenue to the south and Central Avenue in the west to approximately to Elva Avenue. They are enemies of all Compton Crips, in particular the Tragniew Park Compton Crips, Carver Park Compton Crips, Nutty Blocc Compton Crips, the Raymond Street Hustler Compton Crips, Mona Park Compton Crips as well as the Gardena Shotgun Crips. They are also hostile towards all gangs under the Mexican Mafia/Sureños, such as Compton Varrio 155, Compton Varrio 132, Compton Varrio Tortilla Flats and Compton Varrio 70's. However, the West Side Pirus are friendly towards all Pirus and most Blood sets except for the Bounty Hunters Watts gang, whom the West Side Piru have had past conflicts with. There is a second West Side Piru in Carson, Carson West Side Piru, where most members are of Samoan Descent.


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