A man who shot and robbed two people last year in Dallas was sentenced Tuesday to 17 years and 6 months in federal prison, the North Texas District Attorney’s Office said Thursday.
Quentin Alonso Cordova, 23, was arrested in August 2020 in two separate robberies in which he shot the victim, court records show.
Cordova admitted to shooting someone on August 12, 2020, with a Glock pistol in the parking lot of the Bombshells restaurant, at 7501 N. Stemmons Fwy. in the Stemmons corridor area, the state of the files. He also admitted to subsequently stealing a gold and diamond necklace from the victim.
Records show he admitted to using a different weapon during a robbery on August 28, 2020, when he shot someone repeatedly in the parking lot of Bucks Wild Cabaret, at 11327 Reeder Road in the north -west of Dallas, then stole them a gold, a diamond -Inlaid Rolex watch and gold bracelet.
Federal agents used the National Integrated Ballistic Information Network to match the cartridge cases found at the flight scenes with the weapons Cordova used, the office said.
Cordova, who has multiple felony convictions, pleaded guilty in June to two counts of being a felon in possession of a gun, the U.S. prosecutor’s office said in a press release Thursday.
He also faces charges of aggravated assault, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated assault of a security guard, burglary of a vehicle, illegal possession of a firearm. by a convicted criminal of theft of property and escape, the office said. .
U.S. District Chief Justice Barbara Lynn presided over Cordova’s conviction and U.S. Assistant Prosecutor Rebekah Ricketts continued the case, the office said.
Cordova’s attorney did not immediately return requests for comment.