The California Highway Patrol announced Tuesday that three suspects from Highway 4 shootings in 2016 were found guilty in a Contra Costa County Courtroom.
CHP says two suspects received 13 years and the third received 12 years & 8 months in state prison. These were the results after a long and thorough investigation process and additionally long and thorough judicial process til final adjudication.
This specific case occurred on 2/1/2016 and involved the three suspects traveling in a Nissan sedan on westbound HWY-4 when they shot their firearm out of their moving vehicle at the victim’s vehicle, which was all witnessed by an off-duty police officer.
Then the suspects vehicle drove at a high rate of speed off the freeway to the Port Chicago Hwy off-ramp and subsequently was involved in a major collision within the intersection and caused injuries to all parties involved.
All three suspects were charged & convicted of the following:
- 246 PC – Shooting at an occupied vehicle.
- 186.22(a) PC – Participation in Criminal Street Gang
- 29800 PC – Possession of Firearm by a Felon. (Oscar Torres)
- 11359 H&S – Possession for Sale of Marijuana
- Zachery Paul Lopez (24yrs old from Concord) was sentenced to 12yrs & 8 months in State Prison.
- Oscar Osbaldo Torres (25yrs old from Pittsburg) was sentenced to 13 yrs in State Prison.
- Antonio Ramirez Navarro (22yrs old from Antioch) was also sentenced to 13 yrs in State Prison.
All information provided by CHP