Friday, August 9, 2019

‘He loves his daughter.’ Family asks for mercy for gangbanger

An infuriated Harris messaged a Facebook friend that “Everybody dies,” and “The Bloods will be respected.”Years ago Demartre Trevon Harris told his uncle he wanted to change his life, to ensure he’d always be with his new born child. “I can’t let my baby grow up without me,” he said. Harris’ daughter will grow up without him, because he was sentenced to life plus 15 years in prison for the Nov. 24, 2015 fatal shooting of Marcus Bowden and the wounding of Laundon Alexander and Patrick Boyd in a drive-by.

The Bloods gangster had a chance encounter with a member of the rival Crips street gang, triggering conflict.