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BB shots land HB man in state prison

A HUNTINGTON BEACH man has been sentenced to two years in station after firing four BB pellets at a police sub-station.

A Huntington Beach man has been sentenced to two years in state prison for shooting a BB gun at Huntington Beach substation. A window in the building was shattered while officers were inside.
According to the Orange County District Attorneyโ€™s office, Antonio Padilla, 29, pleaded guilty at West Justice Center in Westminster on March 28 to one felony charge of vandalism and one misdemeanor charge of grossly negligent discharge of a BB device.

The incident took place at about 1 p.m. on March 16. Padilla fired four shots at the glass window of the substation and fled the scene. Two of the metal pellets broke the window, causing nearly $1000 in damage. He was arrested the same day.

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