Lamont gangster found guilty of attempted murder

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — The Kern County District Attorney's Office said Friday that a reputed member of the Lamont 13 gang has been convicted of attempted murder.

Javier Garcia Lopez, 25, shot a man in the leg and continued to shoot while chasing him down the street, the District Attorney's Office said.

A jury returned its verdict Thursday. Lopez is scheduled for sentencing in May and could get a life sentence, according to prosecutors.