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Two men sentenced in Baltimore gang killings
Two men sentenced in Baltimore gang killings

A 21-year-old gang member has been sentenced to life plus 50 years for killing a man on a Baltimore playground. In a separate case, another man was sentenced to 50 years in prison for what prosecutors described as a gang-initiation slaying. In the first case, Baltimore Circuit Judge Marcus Z. Shar sentenced Black Guerrilla Family member Capone Chase on Wednesday in the killing of Ramon Rodriguez, 21, on a playground in Greektown in July 2013. Rodriguez was shot in the presence of his pregnant girlfriend, the lone eyewitness at the trial last fall. Rodriguez had been helping police in an investigation, prosecutors said, and Chase called him a snitch before shooting him in the head. ...