Reputed gang member sentenced to 25 years in 2009 shooting

A reputed gang member was sentenced to 25 years in prison today for the 2009 murder of 23-year-old Vladimir Michel.Jason Walker was convicted of murdering

BROOKLYN - A reputed gang member was sentenced to 25 years in prison today for the 2009 murder of 23-year-old Vladimir Michel.Jason Walker was convicted of murdering Michel, who was shot in daylight several times at the Glenwood Houses back in April 2009.Police say Walker pulled the trigger, and Dwayne Smith was his accomplice. Smith, who pleaded guilty in February to the shootings, will be back in court tomorrow for sentencing.Michel's mother says there are several gang members at the Glenwood Houses and that the complex needs to be cleaned up.

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