QUINCY, Calif. (AP) — A California man has been sentenced to more than 80 years to life in prison for murdering a 20-year-old man who allegedly stole a solar light from his home.
The Sacramento Bee reports Gregory Chad Wallin-Reed was sentenced Thursday in Plumas County. Prosecutors say the 38-year-old will be eligible for parole in 2092.
A jury last month found Wallin-Reed guilty of murdering Rory McGuire in 2011. Prosecutors say a group of men stole a solar light from Wallin-Reed's home and he pursued the car driven by McGuire for eight miles, firing as many as 26 shots at it.
Wallin-Reed caught up to the car and fired at it multiple times. McGuire was shot in the head and died two days later. Two others were shot and injured.
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