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Man gets 42 years for fatal shooting in Pueblo

Published On: Feb 23 2013 02:11:42 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 23 2013 08:21:08 PM CST
PUEBLO, Colo. -

A man tied to a deadly shooting at a Pueblo park is sentenced to 42 years in prison.

Our partners at the Pueblo Chieftain report that Devin Downey was sentenced for his role in the death of Pedro Solis-Astorga, 45.

Solis-Astorga was found dead near Fountain Creek in February 2011.

Downey, 21, struck a deal with prosecutors. He pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

Police said Downey was smoking marijuana in the park when Solis-Astorga approached him. Investigators also suggested Downey shot the man because he wanted to avoid the disclosure of his sexual activities in the park.


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