COLORADO SPRINGS, On Friday, Judge Lin Billings- Vela sentenced Simon Peter Escamilla to 85.5 years in prison. Escamilla shot Jannell Kilgore, a stranger, in the face back in 2018.
Escamilla was charged on several counts, including attempted first-degree murder after deliberation, a Class 2 Felony.
During the sentencing, Judge Billings-Vela told the victim, "I've learned more from you about grace and faith in this courtroom than I could ever express." "You've certainly shown all of us how to live in the face of life-altering circumstances."