- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 17, 2015

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Two Salem teenagers accused of trying to kill three people in a grocery store parking lot have both been sentenced to 18 years in prison.

The Statesman Journal reports (https://stjr.nl/1KZWayQ ) 18-year-old Nicolas Hernandez and 17-year-old John Hurley pleaded guilty to four counts of attempted aggravated murder. Both young men were minors at the time of the shooting, but they have been charged as adults.

A police affidavit states that Hernandez and Hurley, who are cousins, tried to kill a man in the parking lot of Winco Foods grocery store on Jan. 8. According to the report, Hernandez was driving and Hurley was in the passenger seat when they began to fire shots at an SUV with three people inside.

No one was injured in the shooting.


Information from: Statesman Journal, https://www.statesmanjournal.com

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