Carlos Otero Henriquez told a friend he was a member of the 18th Street gang. On Facebook, he posted photos of himself flashing his gang’s signs. When members of the rival MS-13 gang noticed, the 18-year-old from Leesburg, Va., was targeted for murder.
"He Was Flashing Gang Signs on Facebook. It Got Him Killed by Ms-13." is from the February 21, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Rachel Weiner and narrated by Sam Scholl.