Glenn Co. DA: Man sentenced to 11 years for 2017-murder

The district attorney announced one man has been sentenced for the 2017 murder of an Orland man.

Posted: Jul 31, 2020 7:19 PM

GLENN COUNTY, Calif. - One man has been sentenced to over a decade in prison after being convicted for voluntary manslaughter for the death of an Orland man nearly three years ago, the Glenn County District Attorney announced.

Back in late-November 2017, officials say the Orland Police Department responded to the sounds of shots fired in the area of Date Street and Rennat Way.

According to the district attorney, the victims were invited over to buy guns from then 19-year-old Fernando Garcia and his brother and co-defendant, Ricardo Garcia.

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One victim, Luis Mercado, was shot in the leg and taken to the hospital. The other victim, Javier Montalvo, was found dead in the garage of the Orland home.

The Glenn County District Attorney says Fernando was sentenced to 11 years in prison.

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