Gang member sentenced to 210 months in prison

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A member of Buffalo’s notorious 10th Street gang will spend more than a decade behind bars.

Brandon Bobbitt stole the car used in a 2008 drive-by shooting on Busti Avenue. Rival gang member, 19-year-old Omar Fraticelli-Lugo, was killed.

Bobbitt, 25, is among 44 members and associates of the 10th Street gang charged in this case. So far, 38 have been convicted.

He was sentenced Monday to 210 months in federal prison. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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