BAKERSFIELD - A man was found guilty in the shooting death of a toddler during a fight in East Bakersfield.
The jury came back with the verdict late Thursday finding 30-year-old Anthony Chacon guilty of first degree murder and attempted murder for the 2012 death of 2-year-old Ka-Mya Robinson.
Robinson was playing in her front yard was when she was hit by a stray bullet fired by Chacon.
The District Attorney said Chacon is a member of the Varrio Bakers street gang. He was a passenger in a car and he fired several shots at Raymond Velasquez, another gang member. Ka-Mya was struck when she was playing her front yard with her siblings.
Chacon faces life without the possibility of parole.
He is scheduled to be sentenced July 18.
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