18-years to life for man who murdered teenager

The man convicted of murdering an 19-year-old man this past December was sentenced to 18 years to life in prison.

Juan Banks shot and killed Lasalle Hawthorne near West 44th and Clark while they were walking to a convenience store.

Relatives told 19 Action News earlier that night, Hawthorne and maybe even younger friends had been up the block at Henry's Bar.

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