A convicted MS-13 gang member has been found not guilty of a triple shooting that left one dead.
Jaime Navarette-Mejia, a 36-year-old Gaithersburg man who federal authorities say was also known as "Violento," was found not guilty on all charges by a Baltimore city jury related to the October 2014 shooting, which took place in the 7000 block of Fieldcrest Road amid a family celebration.
Santos Nelson Castillo-Portillo, 34, died in the shooting, and two others were injured.
"The state had some extreme credibility issues with their witnesses," said public defender Scott Reid, who represented Navarette-Mejia. "There was enough evidence to show that...