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Alleged gang member who represented self at trial convicted of 2nd degree murder

Alleged gang member who represented self at trial convicted of 2nd degree murder

A Baltimore jury has convicted a 29-year-old alleged gang member who represented himself at his trial on charges related to a triple shooting that killed one.

Laser Womack was convicted of second-degree murder and two attempted murder counts, and faces up to 90 years in prison, according to the State's Attorney's Office. The charges stemmed from the March 2014 shooting death of 21-year-old Johniese Sheppard.

Womack was acquitted of more serious charges of first-degree murder and conspiracy. State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby said in a statement that she is fighting for tougher penalties for those convicted of second-degree murder.

"…Perpetrators behind crimes...

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