Brooklyn gang chief sentenced to life imprisonment for homicide in nightclubs

A Brooklyn gang leader will spend the rest of his life behind bars for murdering a man in a crowded nightclub, a federal judge ruled Thursday.

“The pain you put on my heart, the heart of my family … is a pain that will never go away,” said Philip’s crying sister Jasmine Philip, 27, when Pagett was convicted in Brooklyn federal court Thursday. “I do not forgive you and I will never forgive you for what you stole from me and my family.”

A surveillance video from inside the club shows the moment Pagett opens fire and shoots Philip, 27, in the head and back at close range.

A Brooklyn gang leader will spend the rest of his life behind bars for murdering a man in a crowded nightclub, a federal judge ruled Thursday.

“The pain that you have impressed on my heart, the heart of my family … is a pain that will never go away,” said Philip’s crying sister Jasmine Philip. […]

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