JOSE G. ALEJANDRO, Appellant-Defendant,
STATE OF INDIANA, Appellee-Plaintiff
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APPEAL FROM THE ELKHART CIRCUIT COURT. The Honorable Terry C. Shewmaker, Judge. Cause No. 20C01-1207-FA-36.
ATTORNEY FOR APPELLANT: ELIZABETH A. BELLIN, Elkhart, Indiana.
ATTORNEYS FOR APPELLEE: GREGORY F. ZOELLER, Attorney General of Indiana, MICHAEL GENE WORDEN, Deputy Attorney General, Indianapolis, Indiana.
BROWN, Judge. ROBB, J., and BARNES, J., concur.
MEMORANDUM DECISION - NOT FOR PUBLICATION
Jose G. Alejandro appeals his conviction and sentence for attempted murder. Alejandro raises two issues, which we revise and restate as:
I. Whether the evidence is sufficient to sustain his conviction; and
II. Whether his sentence is inappropriate in light of the nature of the offense and his character.
FACTS AND PROCEDURAL HISTORY
In May 2012, Alejandro was a member of the Latin Kings. Dennis Patino was a member of Society's Most Wanted (" SMW" ). SMW " did not get along with Latin Kings." Transcript at 368. Alejandro and Patino knew each other before Patino joined SMW, and the two were Facebook friends. Flavio Contreras was not a member of the Latin Kings or ...