A so called leader of the Bomb Squad street gang was sentenced Thursday in Peoria federal court to a little over ten years in prison for possession of a firearm during a crime, according to court officials. Larry Watts was one of several members of the Bomb Squad who have been arrested in the past two years in connection with gun violence in Peoria. The Bomb Squad was one of the gangs targeted as part of the Don't Shoot initiative. So far, 14 gang members have been indicted and all but one has pleaded guilty.
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