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Man faces prison in connection with shootings, hit-and-run that injured pregnant woman

A man was convicted of attempted first-degree murder and other charges Wednesday in connection with a pair of 2017 shootings that left three injured, including a pregnant woman.

Leo Austin Carrillo, 24, was additionally convicted of assault with a firearm, felony firearm possession and causing injury in a hit-and-run, according to a news release issued by the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office.

Prosecutors believe Carrillo, who previously pleaded not guilty to the charges, was the gunman in a June 24, 2017 shooting that began after an argument arose in front of a Bonfare Market, according to the release.

Carrillo followed some of the people involved in the argument in his car and shot at them, striking one victim twice, according to the release.

Then, on July 4, 2017, while Carrillo was driving a car, a passenger gunman fired off rounds at a group of people in front of a house, grazing one person’s head with a bullet, according to the release.

Fleeing the crime scene, Carrillo hit another car, which contained a pregnant woman who was temporarily hospitalized for injuries she received in the collision, according to the release.

Carrillo was on probation for a 2016 robbery conviction, according to the release.

He is scheduled to be sentenced June 14 and faces 120 years to life in prison.

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