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3/21/2006: A13: Luis Ramon Guerrero-Lopez 18, Santa RosaPC: 03/17/06 1 of 2 --A detainee waits for a witness identification after being caught on South Wright and Lancaster following a shooting at Hopper Ave., Friday March 17, 2006. (The Press Democrat / Crista Jeremiason)

23-year sentence in 2006 gang shooting

A 22-year-old Santa Rosa man was sentenced Monday to more than 23 years in prison for his role in a 2006 gang shooting at a Santa Rosa bus stop.

Luis Ramon Lopez was convicted of driving the Cadillac Escalade carrying fellow Sureno gang member Jose Galicia, also 22, who fired on people in the area of Airway Drive and Hopper Avenue with a .357 Magnum, hitting two people.

Lopez, 18 at the time, circled a bus stop where alleged gang members were sitting and stopped so Galicia could get out and shoot at them.

A bullet grazed one victim in the head and another hit another in the upper leg.

Within minutes of the shooting, deputies from the Sonoma County Sheriff's Department stopped Lopez and found Galicia hiding inside the vehicle.

Lopez and Galicia were convicted of attempted murder, assault with a firearm and gang related enhancements.

Galicia was sentenced in October to 28 years in prison.

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