FAIRFIELD (CBS) – The second man convicted of killing a Fairfield city councilman two years ago has been sentenced to prison.
Gene Allen Combs was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison today. He was found guilty in June of second-degree murder for the 2008 shooting of Matt Garcia. Another man, Henry Don Williams was found guilty of first-degree murder and has been sentenced to 50 years to life in prison.READ MORE: 2-Alarm Fire Burns At Concord Church Complex
Prosecutors say Williams mistook Garcia for a drug dealer who owed him money, but Williams maintains that Combs was the man who pulled the trigger.READ MORE: 12-Year-Old Antioch Girl Shot Dead Inside Home; Suspect At Large
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