Man pleads guilty to shooting gun while driving on Highway 99

Jose Perfecto-Rocha pleaded guilty to unlawful use of a weapon and reckless endangering.

Posted: Nov. 8, 2018 12:50 PM
Updated: Nov. 8, 2018 12:54 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- The man accused of shooting out of a car window while driving on Highway 99 pleaded guilty Wednesday to unlawful use of a weapon and reckless endangering.

Eugene police said Jose Perfecto-Rocha, 22, will have four years of supervised probation with about 4 months in jail total and the felony conviction.

RELATED: Two arrested for video showing man shooting gun while driving

Perfecto-Rocha and Nhowahisaac McDonald, 22 of Elmira were taken into custody Sept. 18 after a video circulated online showing a man shooting out of a car window on the highway.

McDonald was arrested on a parole violation of cocaine possession, as well as three counts of felon in possession of a firearm.

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