Long Beach Independent Press-Telegram, Saturday, April 12, 1975,

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Long Beach Independent Press-Telegram, Saturday, April 12, 1975, - G in the e of d t h a t E v e n u - i would,...
G in the e of d t h a t E v e n u - i would, bill..3rd youth sentenced in attack Jai Myron Barksdale, the last suspect to be arrested arrested in a Sept. 10, 1973, robbery and shooting in a parking garage at Los Angeles International Airport, Airport, was sentenced to 15 years to life Friday in Torrance Superior Court. The shooting l e f t wealthy, 35-year-old auto dealer Gerald Webber paralyzed from the chest down. Barksdale, 18, of Los Angeles, was convicted March 21 on three counts of assault with a deadly · weapon and two of armed robbery. Two codefendants, Marion Marion Lee Battiste. 19. Los Angeles, and Frederick Jones, 17, Torrance, were tried and convicted on similar charges last year. Battiste was sentenced to f i v e years to l i f Jones to 15 years lo life. The robbery and shooting shooting drew more than usual attention because of the circumstances s u r r ing them, police said. they described Ihe circumstances circumstances this way: W e b b e r , of R Hills, had just returned from a vacation in Hawaii and had left his wife wailing wailing with the luggage at baggage terminal while and his son, Cory, 10. to get the family car. Just outside their automobile, automobile, p a r k e d in garage at 701 World Way, they were accosled by three men who rifled Webber's Webber's pockets, then forced him and his son to kneel and--in what was apparently apparently an attempt to execute execute thc-i!!--shot l)0ll) ol them. One build souM'cd Webber's Webber's s p i n e . A wnuiiueii his son in the chest but he recovered. A passerby, W i l l Kinsol, 45. of fllondalc, was beaten with a club the three and robbed of Ihe money i n h i s

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Independent Press-Telegram (Long Beach, California)12 Apr 1975, SatPage 23
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