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Two Men Sentenced to Life in Prison for Shooting Unintended Victim

Two Men Sentenced to Life in Prison for Shooting Unintended Victim

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LOS ANGELES – Two men were sentenced on Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for a shooting murder of an unintended victim.

The victim was 49-year-old Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department technician Victor McClinton. District attorney officials said that Larry Darnell Bishop, 24, and Jerron Donald Harris, 29, shot at an inhabited dwelling and killed Harris who was outside of his Pasadena home in the 1900 block of Newport Avenue. Evidence indicated that they intended to kill someone else, but ended up shooting and killing McClinton.

A second victim was also shot, subsequently crashing his vehicle into a nearby tree. The two were found guilty by a jury in April 2016, of first-degree murder and attempted murder as well as the special circumstance allegation of murder during a drive-by shooting. Gang and gun allegations also were found to be true.

Harris was also was convicted of two counts of shooting at an inhabited dwelling and one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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