Gang Member Convicted Of Murder In ’49th Street Massacre’

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A gang member was convicted of first-degree murder Monday for the “49th Street Massacre” killings of a 10-year-old boy, his uncle and a teenager.

Ryan T. Moore also was convicted of  attempted murder of a 12-year-old boy, in South Los Angeles in June 2006.

Jurors were ordered to return to court Wednesday for the trial’s penalty phase.

Moore could be sentenced to death or life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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