TAOS — Martin Rivera, 25, was sentenced to 17 years in prison this month after pleading guilty to a charge of voluntary manslaughter and other counts in a 2019 fatal shooting.

Rivera admitted to shooting Javier Muñoz, 33, on Oct. 19, 2019.

His plea deal included a list of other charges he had racked up over the past five years: shooting at or from a motor vehicle; receipt, transportation or possession of a firearm by a felon; armed robbery; and possession of a firearm or explosive by a prisoner.

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Lee DiFiore

Not much time for a shopping cart full of criminal activity, to include homicide.

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