SACRAMENTO, CA - A man was convicted of murder in the shooting death of a man in June 2010 on Wednesday.
Carlton Reid was convicted by a jury for first degree murder for shooting and killing Gregory Lewis on Saturday, June 5, 2010, Sacramento County District Attorney spokesperson Shelly Orio said.
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The shooting happened near Northgate Boulevard and West El Camino Avenue next to a 7/11 store. Police said the shooting was related to drugs.
The victim's son told police Lewis was arguing with someone over the phone and set-up a meeting for that night at the 7/11 store. Orio said when Lewis and Reid met, they began to struggle; Reid then pulled out a gun and shot Lewis several times.
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Police used surveillance cameras, phone records and witness reports to identify Reid as the suspect.
Orio said Reid faces a potential sentence of 50 years to life in prison. His sentencing is scheduled for Nov. 30.