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Party shooter gets 15 years

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A Madera man convicted of pulling a gun and fatally shooting another attendee at a so-called “fusion party” in Fairmead earlier this year was sentenced to 15 years in state prison Monday, Madera County District Attorney Michael Keitz said.

Jose Pulido-Perez, 21, was convicted of voluntary manslaughter earlier this year for the death of 19-year-old Eleazar Iruegas and injury of two unidentified attendees at the March 30 party after a fight broke out.

Pulido-Perez, caught in the fray, pulled out a semi-automatic pistol and began firing, Keitz said, leading to the injuries and death.

Co-defendant Antonio Ybarra, 23, was sentenced last month as an accessory to the crime and for carrying a loaded firearm in public but received a lighter punishment of 353 days in county jail and three years probation, Keitz said...


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