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State: Garcia Zarate and State Conviction

state: He has been in jail since the day of the shooting, according to Metro News. His public defender Matt Gonzalez said Garcia Zarate will ask a judge to toss out the state conviction. The state conviction carries a maximum sentence of three years in jail. Garcia Zarate is to be sentenced in state court Dec. 14. He said he still believed Garcia Zarate should have been convicted of Steinle's murder. San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon on Tuesday defended his office's handling of the case. ( As reported in the news.