He was flashing gang signs on Facebook. It got him killed by MS-13.

By Rachel Weiner | The Washington Post
February 21 at 7:00 AM

Carlos Otero Henriquez told a friend he was a member of the 18th Street gang. On Facebook, he posted photos of himself flashing his gang’s signs. When members of the rival MS-13 gang noticed, the 18-year-old from Leesburg, Va., was targeted for murder.

“We’re always patrolling the area to make sure it’s clean of enemies,” Wilmar Javier Viera Gonzalez, a top Virginia MS-13 leader recently testified in Alexandria federal court. He showed jurors a notebook he kept full of MS-13 codes, nicknames and rules. Among the gang’s policies: To move up, “you must ki*l a rival.”

Read more here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/public-safety/he-was-flashing-gang-signs-on-facebook-it-got-him-ki*led-by-ms-13/2018/02/20/5cc9d10e-0b78-11e8-8b0d-891602206fb7_story.html?utm_term=.1912d1ab34f8

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