A 23-yr-previous man convicted of the tried homicide of a teenage woman in a automotive-to-automotive capturing in Palmdale was sentenced Monday to one hundred and one years to life in jail.
On Sept. 19, jurors additionally discovered Jaime Alberto Espinoza responsible of 5 counts of assault with a lethal weapon and one rely of capturing at a car.
Co-defendant Fernando Albarran, additionally 23, pleaded no contest final August to at least one rely every of tried homicide and assault with a lethal weapon and was sentenced to fifteen years to life behind bars.
Police and prosecutors stated the pair have been in a car that pulled up alongside a automotive close to seventeenth Road East and Avenue R simply after midday on Dec. 19, 2014. One shot was fired, and a woman sitting within the entrance passenger seat was struck within the head and rushed to a hospital in essential situation.
Albarran and Espinoza, each of Palmdale, have been arrested a number of hours later, in accordance with police, who characterised it as a gang-associated capturing.
4 different individuals, together with a John Doe, have been listed within the legal grievance as tried homicide victims, however 4 further counts of tried homicide have been finally dismissed.
Espinoza had a number of prior arrests and was sentenced to 30-day jail stints at the least twice on misdemeanor costs, in accordance with Los Angeles County jail and courtroom data.
–Metropolis Information Service
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