Juan Anthony Perez receives 35 year prison sentence

Amarillo, TX - A guilty plea will send an Amarillo man to state prison for 35-years on a charge of first degree murder.

26-year old Juan Anthony Perez plead guilty to the charge today ina Potter County courtroom.

Perez was accused with the July, 2009 drive-by shooting on north Manhattan street that killed 44-year old Mark Anthony Rojas.

Police say Perez shoot Rojas twice in the chest before he later died.

Perez was also fined 5,000 dollars in addition to the prison sentence.