- Associated Press - Monday, August 26, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two gang members who shot to death a 19-year-old Marine in his car in South Los Angeles have been sentenced to potential life terms in prison.

Twenty-eight-year-old Oscar Aguilar was given 100 years to life on Monday and 31-year-old Esau Rios received 50 years to life.

Prosecutors say Aguilar shot Lance Cpl. Carlos Segovia Lopez in the head in 2016.

Authorities say Segovia Lopez, who was on leave from Camp Pendleton, was visiting his girlfriend in the Jefferson Park neighborhood when he noticed the two men possibly tampering with cars and confronted them, but not physically.

Prosecutors say Segovia Lopez then got into his car and was shot. He died three days later.



Aguilar and Rios were convicted in May of first-degree murder and other charges.

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