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Wanted leader of Baltimore's Triple C gang found dead after standoff with police in Georgia

Posted at 4:47 PM, Jun 08, 2021
and last updated 2022-06-29 13:36:44-04

ATLANTA, GA — The alleged leader of Baltimore's Triple C gang reportedly shot and killed himself Tuesday following an hours long standoff with authorities in Georgia.

Gary Creek was wanted out of Baltimore after he failed to turn himself in on federal racketeering and drug conspiracy charges.

U.S. Marshals tracked him down at an apartment complex in Sandy Springs.

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According to WSB-TV in Atlanta, Creek came outside and fired at agents before holing himself back up inside the apartment.

Eventually law enforcement forced their way inside, where they found Creek dead from an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound.

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Creek was accused of accepting contracts on behalf of the Triple C gang to carry out dozens of murders and attempted murders in Baltimore.