South Seattle gang member hurt in drive-by shooting gets 8 years for gun conviction


South Seattle gang member hurt in drive-by shooting gets 8 years for gun conviction
  1. South Seattle gang member hurt in drive-by shooting gets 8 years for gun conviction
    o.seattletimes.com
    Samuel Rezene was involved in two drug robberies of rival gang members. In retaliation, court records say, Rezene, was wounded in a drive-by shooting in…
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Authorities say a man in a South Seattle street gang has been sentenced to eight years in prison.

U.S. Attorney Annette Hayes says 30-year-old Samuel Rezene was sentenced Tuesday for being a felon in possession of a firearm.

According to court records, in 2011 and 2013, Rezene and associates were involved in two drug robberies of rival gang members. In retaliation, court records say, Rezene, his home and vehicles were repeatedly the targets of drive-by shootings.

Rezene was shot multiple times in May 2014 while at a Renton gas station.…

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