Police: MS-13 gang member charged in deadly subway platform shooting

Charges have officially been filed against the suspected MS-13 gang member who allegedly shot and killed a rival gang member on a crowded Queens subway platform Sunday afternoon.

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Three alleged MS-13 gang members were indicted Wednesday in connection with a kidnapping and murder in Las Vegas, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

A federal grand jury returned a three-count indictment on Jose Luis Reynaldo Reyes-Castillo, 25, Miguel Torres-Escobar, 21, and David Arturo Perez-Manchame, 20.

Reyes-Castillo and Torres-Escobar are citizens of El Salvador and Perez-Manchame is a citizen of Honduras. All of the defendants are illegally in the United States, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.

According to the indictment, MS-13 is a street gang that operates throughout the United States, including in Las Vegas, Nevada, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.

The indictment alleges that the three men kidnapped and murdered Arquimidez Sandoval-Martinez on Jan. 21, 2018.

Reyes-Castillo, Perez-Manchame and Torres-Escobar are in federal custody. All three defendants are scheduled to be arraigned on May 21, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.

The U.S. Attorney's Office said Reyes-Castillo also has pending federal charges in California. 

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(2) comments

lunat1k

Can we have public executions again please

ApathyMinion

They will probably get off so send them to live in California.

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