Gang member will soon be sentenced

(WMC-TV) – A known gang member will soon be on the way to the slammer for aggravated robbery.

A jury convicted Keith Bates, a member of the Vice Lords, for a 2010 carjacking on South Lauderdale in Memphis.

During the carjacking, Bates pointed a gun at the victim and made him take off his pants and shoes.

Bates will be sentenced in August and faces up to 30 years in prison.

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