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Hells Angels and Vagos In Shootout Near Prescott Arizona

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies and SWAT members who responded to reports about gunfire on Saturday August 21st, around 12:15pm discovered the Hell’s Angels and Vagos Motorcycle clubs were involved in a altercation that resulted in over 50 shots being exchanged between members of the two clubs.

Police are not saying what prompted the shooting, which injured 5, and according to various reports at least one other club member was injured and fled the scene and has not been located.

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Observers say the altercation was unavoidable given the close proximity of the rival club member residences.

According to the website Clutch and Chrome, a member of the Hells Angels lives at 2640 Yuma Drive and a member of the Vagos gang lives at 2920 Yuma Drive.

Witnesses told police the Hells Angels were having a party at their members house when a group of the Vagos rode by and were fired upon.

A total of twenty-seven Vagos and Hells Angels club members were arrested on a variety of  charges such as  Aggravated Assault, Attempted Homicide, Endangerment, Participation in a Criminal Street Gang, and Unlawful Assembly.

The Vagos were formed in San Bernardino, California during the 1960′s. The club’s insignia is Loki, the Norse god of mischief, riding a motorcycle and members commonly wear green and are reported to have approximately 300 members among 24 chapters located in the American states of Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon and three chapters located in Mexico.

The Hells Angels are incorporated as the Hells Angels Motorcycle Corporation. Their primary motto is “When we do right, nobody remembers. When we do wrong, nobody forgets”  Currently, Hells Angels

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claims 3000 to 3500 members and more than 230 chapters in 27 countries. Membership has increased by 10% annually during the past five years, according to law enforcement records.


11 thoughts on “Hells Angels and Vagos In Shootout Near Prescott Arizona


  1. You know, Don't bite off more than you can chew!! I for many only beleive there is ONE #1 one percenter club in this world. They wear the colors of RED & WHITE. Anything else in my opinion is little league,


  2. I know people on both sides and this doesn’t represent ALL. People are individuals and make their own decisions. It is to bad that it reflects negative on both parties.


  3. Not much has changed since the wild west….. When you’re the biggest/baddest/fastest, there’s somebody who wants to take you out and make a name for themselves.


  4. It’s kinda funny the club i ride with does a huge ass toy prade in dec and we get alot of red and white and a bunch of other clubs. Its just strange that all the


    • Mike, I think the party was probably in full swing, and someone got terribly stupid & hostile. Let’s just hope there were no children around. And I agree with Dale, sure wouldn’t want to live in the middle, been there, done that…now I’m in the middle of two other rival gangs that respect each other and being a Free Rider, I get along with all of them and do have the respect for peace.

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