Man Sentenced for Shooting a Man Outside a Bar

Twin Falls


By J. Michaels

A Wendell man charged with aggravated battery was sentenced today in a Twin Falls county courtroom.
Police say 23 year old Rodolfo Antonio Ortega shot another man in the leg outside of Woody’s bar in old town Twin Falls – on the first of February this year.
The victim was taken to the hospital – where he was treated and later released.
Ortega’s trial was originally scheduled to begin tomorrow – but he plead guilty in early august.
District Judge Richard Bevan sentenced Ortega to a total of twelve years in prison – with three of those years fixed – and ordered Ortega to pay almost 46 hundred dollars in restitution.

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