Man sentenced to 23 years for role in murder

Mug shots of Augustus S. Marshall (left) and Jose J. Lopez (right) courtesy the Allen County Sheriff's Department.
Mug shots of Augustus S. Marshall (left) and Jose J. Lopez (right) courtesy the Allen County Sheriff's Department.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) -  A man was sentenced to 23 years in prison on Thursday for his role in a fatal shooting last year.

Police said Jose J. Lopez, 24, of Fort Wayne, shot and killed Antonio Galvan III, 28, of Fort Wayne, in the 3000-block of McDonald Drive on February 23. Augustus S. Marshall, 28, of Fort Wayne, was also charged with Galvan’s murder.

According to police, officers attempted to perform a routine traffic stop on Lopez and Marshall following the shooting, but they would not pull over. The two then led police on a pursuit that ended on Brown Street when the suspects’ SUV crashed into another car.

Lopez and Marshall then fled on foot and broke into a neighboring home on the block.

Marshall will be sentenced on Monday.

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