Part 4: The Gang Stigma When A Case Goes To Trial
DR J’S / March 19, 2019
In the case against James Carter, the prosecutor used a common tactic when trying people from Southeast San Diego, especially young black men. He established a link between Carter and a gang, and then used that link to establish a motive.
Just after midnight on New Year's Eve, two women on their way home from church were killed in a gang drive-by shooting. In this podcast, KPBS investigative reporter Claire Trageser explores the crime and its impacts on Southeast San Diego, a lower income and predominantly African-American pocket of the city.