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Two LB girls charged for witness intimidation

April 28, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Two Wilson High School girls have been charged with trying to intimidate witnesses in the murder trial of two alleged gang members accused of killing honor student Melody Ross.Ross was shot and killed on October 30th when two boys allegedly opened fire into a crowd after a football game in Long Beach. The suspected shooters, Tom Love Vinson, 17, and Daivion Davis, 16, are facing murder and attempted murder charges. They are being tried as adults.

The girls, ages 16 and 17, who were arrested on the Wilson High School campus Friday, are accused of intimidating witnesses by flashing gang signs during the shooters' pretrial hearing on April 19. They are also facing street gang allegations.

Because they are charged as juveniles, their names are not being released.