A salinas man who was previously convicted of murder, pleaded guilty Friday to 3-counts of attempted murder for the same incident. 28-year-old jose avelino Sandoval was found guilty of the 2nd degree murder of angel Escobedo. Escobedo was gunned down in 2009 on a watsonville basketball court. His brother and 2 friends were able to escape being shot, despite attempts to gun them down as well. Sandoval is expected to be sentenced October 19th for all 4 crimes. The convictions are being appealed by the defense.