Gang Member Gets 155 Years To Life In Murder Of 16-Year-Old Student

LONG BEACH (CBS) — A gang member has been sentenced to 155 years to life in prison for his role in a deadly Long Beach shooting.

Tom Love Vinson, now 18, was convicted in the 2009 murder of Melody Ross earlier this year.

Ross, a 16-year-old honor student, was shot after a homecoming football game at Wilson High School.

Authorities say Vinson was targeting rival gang members in a crowd of people.

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