Man acquitted in murder of Kate Steinle pleads not guilty to gun charges

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The man acquitted of murdering Kate Steinle was back in federal court this morning.

Jose Ines Garcia Zarate pleaded not guilty to the charges of possessing a gun as a felon, and being an undocumented immigrant in possession of a firearm.

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If convicted, he could get up to 10 years in federal prison.

He's due back in court in April.

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