A Corona man who fatally shot a woman and injured her husband in Long Beach during an argument over Hillary Clinton and the 2016 presidential election was sentenced to 35 years to life in prison for murder on Monday, Dec. 27.
John Kevin McVoy Jr., 40, was given the maximum sentence in the wake of last month’s finding by a Long Beach Superior Court jury that he murdered Susan Garcia, 33.
Her husband, Victor Garcia, and McVoy were in a garage band together and the two got into an argument over politics on Jan. 10, 2017, at the Garcia home in the 6300 block of Knight Avenue in North Long Beach. Two other bandmates were also at the home for practice.
Prosecutors said McVoy shot the Garcias after he was teased for saying he voted for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election and was told by Victor Garcia to leave, according to prosecutors.
During the trial, McVoy’s defense…