8th Accused “Taliban” Gang Member Surrenders To NOPD

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The eighth and final suspect named in an NOPD gang investigation surrendered to police, they say, after hearing there was a warrant out for his arrest.

New Orleans police say Tyrone Brooks is a member of a gang that calls itself the Taliban.

Thursday, police announced the arrest and indictment of seven other accused members of the gang.

The gang allegedly focused its operations in the Pigeon Town neighborhood.  Charges range from public intimidation to murder.