SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — A member of the Mongols outlaw motorcycle gang is facing life in prison after a jury convicted him of murdering the president of the Hells Angels’ San Francisco chapter.

A federal jury in San Francisco convicted Christopher “Stoney” Ablett on Wednesday of four felonies, including murder in aid of racketeering.

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Ablett was accused of stabbing and shooting Mark “Papa” Guardado outside a bar on Sept. 2, 2008 in the city’s Mission district. The jury’s rejected Ablett’s testimony at trial that he killed Guardado in self-defense.

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Instead, they sided with the prosecution’s allegation that the Modesto-based Mongol started the fight and killed Guardado to enhance his status within the gang.

Ablett was scheduled to be sentenced on May 15.

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