KEARNEY, Neb. (KSNB) - Two men convicted for their part in an August shooting incident in Kearney will serve lengthy prison terms.
The pair were connected to the shooting of Joshua Rose, 24, Kearney, on August 13th in what police say was a robbery attempt at 1920 Avenue F in the southeast part of town. Rose suffered a gunshot wound to the head in the incident.
Michael Becker, 21, Minden, was convicted of felony attempted robbery and second degree assault. A Buffalo County District Court judge Friday sentenced Becker to 15-20 years on both counts with the sentences to be served at the same time.
Hunter Frecks, 21, Kearney, was also convicted of felony attempted robbery and second degree assault. And a judge Friday sentenced Becker to 10-20 years on both counts with the sentences to be served at the same time.
A third man connected to the shooting incident, David L. Estrada, 21, Kearney, was convicted of felony aiding and abetting an attempted robbery. He is scheduled for sentencing February 27th and could get up to 20 years in prison.