A gang member convicted of gunning down a Los Angeles High School football player has been sentenced to death.
Pedro Espinoza was convicted May 9 of killing Jamiel Shaw on March 2, 2008, near his home in Arlington Heights.
Prosecutors on Tuesday sought the death penalty for Pedro Espinoza, who was convicted last week of killing Jamiel Shaw.
A gang member was convicted of first-degree murder Wednesday for gunning down a standout Los Angeles High School football player who was about 40 steps from his home when he was shot.
Opening statements begin Monday in the trial of an illegal immigrant and gang member charged with Los Angeles High School football star Jamiel Shaw.
Family and friends will gather Wednesday night to hold a candlelight vigil to mark the third anniversary of the fatal shooting of Los Angeles High school football star Jamiel Shaw.