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Man accused in 2011 drive-by shooting in Carlyss convicted of second-degree murder

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LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana — A 23-year-old man accused in a 2011 drive-by shooting in Carlyss has been convicted of second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder.

The American Press reports (http://bit.ly/1eOXZNb ) a jury took an hour Wednesday to find David Caleb Fontenot guilty in the death of 20-year-old Stephin Wayne Bergeron.

Fontenot, who took the stand in his own defense, also shot at another man, Chance Bourgeois, who was with Bergeron.

Sentencing is set for April 23.


Information from: American Press, http://www.americanpress.com

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