Othello shooter sentenced
One girl died, another was injured
Last updated 1/23/2024 at 9:09am
OTHELLO – A local man has been sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison for killing a girl and shooting another in the head.
Justin Yair Gonzalez-Luna, 18, of Othello, was sentenced Jan. 8 in Adams County Superior Court to 155 months in prison for second-degree murder and second-degree assault, records show. He entered an Alford plea in the case Sept. 26.
An Alford please allows a defendant to admit in court they are likely to be found guilty, but they do not have to admit guilt.
Gonzalez-Luna shot and killed a 16-year-old Othello girl and injured another Oct. 6, 2022, when he fired eight...