Man sentenced 65 years for killing pregnant woman

January 7, 2011 4:18:58 PM PST
A reputed gang member is sentenced to 65-years in prison for killing a pregnant woman on Halloween more than three years ago.

Orlando Avila is charged with first degree murder in the death of Leticia Barrera.

She was trick-or-treating with her three children in front of her house when she was gunned down.

Police say members of two rival gangs were shooting at each other when she was caught in the crossfire.

Investigators say Avila was a gang member and fired the deadly shot.

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