Latino State News
CRIME: Little Village Ice Vendor Teen Killer Given 45 Year Prison Sentence
The teen killer of Manuel Villagomez of Little Village has been sentence to 45 years for killing the local ice cream vendor and father of four.
Back in 2007 as Villagomez was working his usual route in Joilet, two teens demanded money from him and even though he handed everything he had on him ($100) 15-year old Monta Travis shot him in front of several witnesses. Villagomez was shot three times.
Villagomez and his family resided in Little Village where he also sold corn and other food from a corner stand to support his family.