Killed – Juwan Howard (Sacramento, CA)

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A Sacramento judge sentenced a man today to 50 years to life in prison for a fatal shooting last year outside a south-area gas station.

Superior Court Judge Curtis M. Fiorini imposed the term on Taejuan Markell Jackson, who is now 20, for the Dec. 21, 2013, killing of Juwan Howard, 19.

The shooting took place outside the Fast Trip gas station on Florin Road after ongoing tension between Jackson and some friends of Howard in the Elder Creek neighborhood, according to a district attorney’s summary of the case.

More than a dozen sheriff’s deputies were needed to separate the families and friends of the victim and the defendant when tensions arose in the courtroom hallways after the sentencing.

The incident occurred shortly before 1:30 a.m. at a convenience store located in the 8000 block of Florin Road. Investigators believe the 19-year-old victim and his friends were involved in a confrontation with another group of males. Sheriff’s deputies received reports that shots were fired, striking the victim in the upper body.

The victim then drove a short distance to the intersection of Florin Road and Franklin Boulevard, where he was pronounced dead by first responders, authorities said. The victim’s name has not been released, pending notification of family.

http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/crime/article4448988.html

http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/crime/article2587067.html

http://fox40.com/2013/12/21/teen-dies-after-shooting-in-south-sacramento/

http://www.kcra.com/news/local-news/news-sacramento/man-suspected-of-fatally-shooting-man-inside-car-arrested/24815960

http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/crime/article2592462.html

http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/crime/article4254562.html

http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/crime/article3916828.html

http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2014/03/05/man-19-arrested-for-florin-road-murder/

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