Elm St. Piru

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The Elm Street Piru are a Piru set originating in Compton, California. This gang was started by O.G. Bartender in 1984 and has the destinction of being one of the largest Piru sets next to the Mob Piru. The Elm Street Pirus were once a click under the Lueders Park Piru, but soon branched off and became their own set. As with most other Blood sets under the Piru card, Elm Street Pirus wear burgundy as their color. They are also known to wear red to show their affiliation to the Bloods and brown to symbolize the bark of an Elm tree. Members of this gang claim “East Side” to show that they're a Piru set from the east side of Compton. They are also known to use the term “356%” to show their affiliation because 356 is the number u get if u dial “Elm” on a phone. The Elm Street Pirus are broken down into the following 5 hoods: 700 Block Burris Ave, 700 Block Poinsettia Ave, 1000 Block Mayo Ave, 1000 Block Sloan Ave, and 1000 Block Kemp Ave. Their territory lies adjacent to the Lueders Park Piru, who they consider allies along with the Cedar Block Piru and the Fruit Town Pirus. They are considered rivals to all Crips with their biggest rivalries being with the South Side Compton Crips, Santana Blocc Compton Crips and the Kelly Park Compton Crips. The Elms are also enemies of a gang under the Mexican Mafia called the Compton Varrio Tortilla Flats.