The Lime Hood Piru (LHP) also known as Lime Hood Bompton Piru, are primarily an African-American Piru street gang, located on the east side of Compton, California. Their neighborhood stretches from Rosecrans Ave to Compton Blvd, between Atlantic Ave to Gibson Ave. They was named after a popular residential street in their neighborhood called “Lime Street,” in the city of Compton.
They originated over three decades ago, and are still active to this present day. The Lime Hood Pirus share parts of their territory with the Compton Varrio 70’s. Lime Hood Piru members often wear green article clothing, which represent “Lime” along with burgundy article clothing, which represent “Piru.”
Allies include: Mob Piru, Holly Hood Piru, Cross Atlantic Piru. Rivals include: Duccy Hood Compton Crips, Ward Lane Compton Crips, Kelly Park Compton Crips, Neighborhood Compton Crips, Atlantic Drive Compton Crips, and the South Side Compton Crips. Mexican rivals include: Compton Varrio 70’s, Compton Varrio Chicano Gang, Compton Varrio Segundo, Compton Varrio Locos 13 and other various Sureño gangs.