OC Judge Shellacks Cypress Cafe Killer

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I'm guessing that Stephenson Choi Kim won't be able to serve his entire sentence for a 2004 Cypress restaurant gang shooting.

On Friday, Kim--who was convicted of murder, six counts of attempted murder and gang enhancements at a 2011 jury trial--officially learned that he would not receive the leniency he and his family sought.

Superior Court Judge John Conley, a former prosecutor, left no room for guessing how seriously he views Kim's crimes.

Conley sentenced him to consecutively serve seven life terms and then an extra 155 years, according to court records.

Kim, the little tough guy who went by his Asian criminal street gang moniker "Dragon," entered a crowded Fifth Wave Cafe in March 2004, walked up to a table, and began shooting at people he'd never met.

He senselessly murdered 22-year-old Venus Huyn and seriously wounded several others.

In prior hearings, Kim's family described the defendant as a a polite angel who deserved a second chance.

But veteran homicide prosecutor Cameron Talley hailed him a cold blooded killer who used the crime to heighten his own status in the gang world.

Go HERE to read prior coverage of the case.

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Buttercup
Buttercup

Enjoy your LIFETIME prison sentence A**Hole...you took a life? You GIVE a life...YOURS.

I'm sure all of the Asian Homies will welcome you to your permanent home with open arms and sharpened shives, word of advice? Don't drop the soap, you look a little soft :)

Streets
Streets

Asians.........the good immigrants.............

James Crowley
James Crowley

Typical Crayon. You know they make hapas go to separate schools in Korea. We need to keep the death penalty around for this guy and John Cho types. 

Grammar police
Grammar police

"Conley sentenced him to consecutively serve seven life terms and than an extra 155 years"And "then"

mitch young
mitch young

" 2004 Cypress restaurant gang shooting."

For those of us here in, say, 1985, the words 'Cypress' 'gang' and 'shooting' are almost incomprehensible. 

Thank god Diversity (tm) has cured us of our white bread ignorance. 

Buttercup
Buttercup

 USED to be the "good immigrants". Bet his parents don't "roll" with the same gang as he does...like some other known immigrants.

Buttercup
Buttercup

 Ah, nice reference...bet he won't be asking "Dude, where's my car?" He'll be asking "Dude, where's my eyeliner and lipstick?, I have to look nice for my new husband"

gustavoarellano
gustavoarellano

..except for all those nasty white-power pendejos that were running around with Marty Cox, Tom Metzger, et al. Spare us your lies, pendejo, and go over to Stormfront where you're no doubt a sustaining member.

Streets
Streets

Oh buttercup .....sarcasm goes right over your head.............

Jim
Jim

That prison rape stuff like you see in the movies are just that "only in the movies"!!! Not saying it doesn't happen, it's very rare. As soon as you go in, you will hang out with your own car "race" but if a race riot pops off, you must join the fight or else if you chicken out, your car will put a hit (stabbing assault) on you.

T Metzger
T Metzger

What about the ones that pay to watch your mom in the donkey Show?

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