Man sentenced for Kansas City girl's drive-by shooting death
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A second man has been sentenced in the fatal shooting a 6-year-old girl in Kansas City.
The Jackson County prosecutor's office says 21-year-old Howard Chase was ordered Friday to serve two life sentences plus 30 years. He was convicted in April of second-degree murder, unlawful use of a weapon and two counts of armed criminal action in the October 2014 death of Angel Hooper.
Angel was shot in the head as she held her father's hand while leaving a 7-Eleven convenience store in south Kansas City.
Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker has said the shots from a passing car were intended for someone else.
A second man, Leandre Smith, was sentenced earlier this year to 23 years in prison after pleading guilty in the killing.
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