Troy McKinnon was a known associate of the Independent Soldiers. However, he was in Nanaimo and if you are non-biker affiliated in Nanaimo you answer to the Red Scorpions. You don’t do your business in another gang’s territory if you value your life. McKinnon knew this and made a decision to take the risk anyhow.
This is not just alarmist talk. Gang wars will happen. The only question is, “How badly will they hurt Victoria?