The shooter pulled a gun after he was teased for saying he had voted for Hillary Clinton and his bandmate told him to leave, prosecutors said.
“It wasn’t some stranger she encountered only once,” the victim’s family said in a statement “It was someone that was supposed to protect her, someone that called himself a friend to the family.”
A judge sentenced Juan Castro-Alvarenga, 27, of Van Nuys to 20 days in jail along with community labor for fatally striking a Long Beach woman as she crossed the street, said city prosecutor Doug Haubert.
Yvonne Robinson, 50, was found guilty earlier this month by a 12-person jury of leaking details from multiple police investigations to members of the Baby Insane Crips street gang.
The gunman was immediately sentenced to 25 years to life in state prison after he pleaded no contest to a murder charge.
Before being sentenced, the driver pleaded no contest to one count of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.
A former Torrance police officer was given a probationary sentence today for selling dozens of guns illegally while on the force.
A judge called the scheme “evil and diabolical.”
Cleveland Monte Rogers, 48, beat 67-year-old Lewis Haller Jr. when he confronted the defendant about trespassing on his property the night of Feb. 5, 2019.
A Long Beach man serving time in state prison for attempted murder was was sentenced today to seven years and eight months in federal prison for his role in a drug-trafficking scheme that smuggled narcotics to inmates with the help of a prison cook.