Denver, Colorado— A 22-year-old man was sentenced to 30 years imprisonment on a second –degree murder charge by a Denver District Court judge.
An accused man identified as Francisco Gonzalez shot and killed a teenager in McDonald’s parking pot.
The shooting happened after Gonzalez car collided with the car of a 17-year-old victim in the parking lot of McDonald’s in the 2800 block of West Alameda Avenue in Denver’s Athmar Park Neighborhood.
According to the press release from the Denver District Attorney’s office 22-year –old Gonzalez was first charged with first-degree murder in November.
17-year-old Steve Soledad-Lopez was shot by Gonzalez and was taken to Denver Health medical center where he died of his wounds.
Francisco Gonzalez ran away from the scene, according to the release. His attempts to run away from the police failed.
Gonzalez attempted to leave Colorado for California on a bus, but he got arrested at a scheduled bus stop in Las Vegas. The police issued a warrant for his arrest.
Gonzalez was previously pleaded guilty to a second-degree burglary charge in 2016.