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Wednesday, Jan 22 2014 02:28 PM

Gang member sentenced to 50 years to life for 2012 murder

By BREAKING NEWS BLOG

A gang member was sentenced to 50 years to life in prison Wednesday for gunning down a member of the same gang after a dispute about drug sales.

Jose Melgoza, 24, was convicted of murder in the Sept. 22, 2012 shooting of Trinidad C. Ortiz. Both Melgoza and Ortiz, 33, were members of the Colonia Bakers gang.

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