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Probationer who killed man during shootout in De Luz sentenced

 

Last updated 8/18/2017 at Noon



MURRIETA – A probationer who fatally shot a man during a gunfight with another man just west of Temecula was sentenced today to 23 years, four months in state prison.

Agustin Contreras Cruz, 49, pleaded guilty last month to voluntary manslaughter and attempted murder, with sentence-enhancing gun use allegations, for the 2016 death of 42-year-old Pedro Cruz – no relation to the defendant – in unincorporated De Luz.

Superior Court Judge Mark Mandio certified the terms of the plea agreement and imposed the sentence stipulated by the prosecution and defense.

According to sheriff's offi...



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