Man Pleads No Contest to Shooting at Ex-Girlfriend's Home

The shooting, which occurred in San Mateo in February, didn't injure anyone.

A 26-year-old man has pleaded no contest to charges of  at his ex-girlfriend's San Mateo home in February, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.

Alexander Osborne pleaded no contest Monday to a felony charge of shooting a gun at a residence in connection with the Feb. 21 shooting in the 2300 block of South Norfolk Street. Osborne had initially to the crime.

Osborne was accused of firing seven shots at the home where his ex-girlfriend lived at about 4:20 a.m. that day.

One shot hit a parked car in the driveway, and three penetrated a bedroom wall. No one was injured.

Responding San Mateo police officers also found several shell casings in the street.

Osborne pleaded no contest to the shooting in exchange for a maximum sentence of six years in prison.

On Monday, the pre-sentence report was waived and the court sentenced Osborne to state prison for six years with 341 days of credit for time served, prosecutors said.

Osborne had remained in custody in lieu of $100,000 bail.


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