Mozart St. gang members sentenced

Two men involved with Jamaica Plain’s Mozart Street gang were sentenced to prison Aug. 3 for shooting high-powered firearms at a Salisbury shooting range, in violation their probation.

Jeffrey Medina and Sherwin Garcia both had previous firearms charges and were on probation last December when they traveled to Salisbury for target practice. They both pled guilty to charges of being felons in possession of firearms, according t a press release from the U.S. Department of Justice.

Medina was sentenced to 18 months in prison, Garcia to 12 months. Both are currently serving sentences for probation violations.

A third defendant, Christian Green, was on probation for drug possession charges when the three visited the shooting range. He is schedule to be sentenced in September.

Green is a JP resident, according to court documents.

In the eight months prior to Garcia, Green and Medina’s arrests, Boston Police investigated 22 incidents related to an ongoing feud between the Mozart Street and Boylston Street gangs in JP, including a November gun and knife fight at the Same Old Place restaurant that left the three participants dead and a passerby wounded.

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