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Ventura Man Convicted Of Murder In 2007 Drive-by Killing

Posted on Friday, July 8, 2011 7:58am


A Ventura County man could spend the rest of his life behind bars after being convicted of killing a rival in what prosecutors say was a gang related drive-by shooting.  Victor Meraz of Fillmore was convicted of first degree murder for the May, 2007 murder of 23 year old Albert Avalos.  Meraz was 16 when the shooting occured.  The now 20 year old man is set to be sentenced in August.


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