Gang member sentenced for murder

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole, plus an extra 35 years in prison for murdering a man outside an east Bakersfield bar.

Mark Anthony Mendoza shot 34-year-old Roman Fernandez to death outside Stella's Sandtrap Lounge on Niles Street in August 2011.

Mendoza was convicted of murder, possession of a firearm by a felon, and gang participation in February.