After Motorcycle Gang Shooting in Red River Leaves 3 Dead, 5 Injured, law enforcement authorities have identified the involved parties as two outlaw motorcycle gangs: the Bandidos and the Waterdogs.
But what is an outlaw motorcycle gang?
An outlaw motorcycle gang, as defined by the U.S. Department of Justice, is an organization where members utilize motorcycle clubs for criminal purposes.
These gangs are structured criminal organizations involved in activities such as violent crime, weapons trafficking, and drug trafficking. They engage in various illegal enterprises and are closely monitored and investigated by law enforcement agencies.
According to the U.S. Department of Justice, there are over 300 active outlaw motorcycle gangs operating in the United States. Among these groups, the Bandidos have been identified as an outlaw motorcycle gang by the DOJ.
The Bandidos were one of the gangs involved in the shooting incident that took place in Red River.