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Verdict is guilty in the 2011 slaying of man in Chelsea

A Suffolk Superior Court jury found alleged MS-13 gang member Santos Portillo guilty Friday of second-degree in the death of Braulio Gomez, who was killed on a Chelsea street because Portillo wrongly believed that Gomez was in a rival gang, prosecutors said.

The verdict followed two weeks of testimony and two days of jury deliberation. ­Portillo was also found guilty of illegal possession of a firearm.

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