Former Fruitland man sentenced to prison for Ontario killing

Jaime Escobedo was sentenced to 20 years in prison in connection to the shooting death of Larry Fuentes in 2018 in Ontario. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

VALE – Larry Fuentes was eating breakfast at the Los Potrillos restaurant in Ontario with his girlfriend in 2018 when he got into a confrontation that led to his death in the parking lot outside.

His killer, Jaime Escobedo, 44, of Fruitland, last month pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter and attempting to elude police. He has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

According to court records, Escobedo stormed into the restaurant in November 2018 and confronted Fuentes. Fuentes, 38, sat at the table with his girlfriend, Leeandra Garcia, Steven Escobedo – Jaime Escobedo’s brother – and Jaime Escobedo’s estranged wife, Sabrina.

At the time of the shooting, Jaime . . .