C-block gang member's sentencing an 'example of things to come'
A notorious Des Moines gang shooter will spend the next 10 years in federal prison, according to federal prosecutors.
U.S. Attorney Marc Krickbaum and Des Moines Police Chief Dana Wingert held a press conference on Friday announcing the sentencing of C-Block gang member Xzavier Clark.
Authorities said Clark served as a gunman for the C-Block gang for years and is responsible for many gang-related shootings in Des Moines.
"I want people to understand and hear that the feds are taking gun cases, and if you are a user of an illegal drug and you have a gun, you're committing a federal felony in Iowa," Krickbaum said. "A lot of people won't even know it's a crime."
Clark is well known to police.
Footage from a metro liquor store video shows Clark in jeans with a white stripe, alongside other men, involved in a shooting in and outside the store.
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