A judge Thursday sent two men to prison on their convictions of first-degree assault charges in the shooting of Scott Jirdon on West Delavan Avenue 13 months ago.
The sentence came as an Erie County grand jury was reported on the verge of indicting the suspect who police say actually did the shooting.
Erie County Judge Michael L. D'Amico ordered Jirdon's brother-in-law, Julio Cumba, 27, to serve a six-year prison term for setting up the attempted killing.
Angel C. Vasquez, 22, was ordered to serve a prison term of 2 1/4 to 4 1/2 years as a "secondary accomplice" in the shooting. The two were convicted by a jury in June.
Oscar Romero, 17, of Verdi Walk is expected to be indicted on attempted murder charges for allegedly shooting Jirdon, 24, five times.
Jirdon was shot outside his flat at 225 W. Delavan about 1:30 p.m. Sept. 1, 1996.