SANTA ANA, Calif.—A convicted hit man has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for using a machete to chop off an Orange County man's fingers and fracture his nose.

A district attorney spokeswoman says 26-year-old Antonio Cinco Ortega was sentenced Friday after a jury convicted him of attempted murder and other charges in November.

Ortega was hired by his co-defendants Michael Calvin Shores and Mary Katheryn Sharpski to kill her husband Frank Sharpski.

The mother of three children had an affair with Shores, and agreed to hire Ortega—a close friend of Shores and a butcher at a grocery store.

Ortega attacked Frank Sharpski in an alley near his home with a machete. The victim was found bleeding severely and semi-conscious by Fountain Valley police and narrowly survived.