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Ask Sacto 911 crime Q&A: What happened to man arrested in fatal shooting at Galt party?

Q: In July 2006, at a party in Galt, there was a shootout between two men. What was the result of that case?

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A: Mario Anthony Bautista was arrested on suspicion of murder following the July 16, 2006, shooting that left two men dead.

According to a story in The Sacramento Bee, the shooting occurred early on a Sunday morning in the 1000 block of Bay Shore Drive in Galt.

A police spokesman said a fight broke out between Alejandro Bautista, 26, and Xavir Rodriguez, 27, one of whom was armed with a handgun.

Alejandro Bautista and Rodriguez, both of Sacramento, were pronounced dead at the scene, and Mario Bautista, also of Sacramento, was arrested.

Sacramento Superior Court online records show Mario Bautista pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter in 2008 and was sentenced to seven years in state prison. Now 38 years old, he is at Pelican Bay State Prison in Crescent City.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy