TORRANCE (AP) — A Southern California man convicted of killing three people, including two brothers, in a gang shooting has been sentenced to life in prison without chance of parole.
City News Service says Luis Erasmo Rivera Garcia of Compton was sentenced Friday for the August 2008 attack that occurred near Inglewood.READ MORE: Beyoncé, Kim Kardashian, Diana Ross & More Share Tributes To Fashion Designer Thierry Mugler
Garcia was convicted last fall of first-degree murder for shooting Los Angeles residents Jose Farias, Victor Farias and Vidal Rebolledo. He also was found guilty of attempting to murder a fourth person.READ MORE: UPDATE: Fans Rally Behind Road Warrior San Francisco 49ers; Will Tickets Be Available For NFC Championship Game?
Authorities believe Garcia mistook the victims for rival gang members.
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