SACRAMENTO—A jury has convicted two men of murder and acquitted a third in the shooting death of a 25-year-old man at a Sacramento apartment building two years ago.
Gabriel Jamar McAlister, 32, was convicted Tuesday, November 4, 2014, of first degree murder in the August 2012 killing of Timothy Schweiss, 25, at the Somerset Apartments in the 2500 block of Edison Avenue in the Arden Arcade area.
Jurors did not reach a decision on allegations that McAlister was the triggerman in the shooting or that the murder took place during the course of a pot robbery.
Prosecutors have yet to determine whether to retry McAlister on those allegations, which would make him eligible for a life term with no chance of parole. Judge Ernest W. Sawtelle scheduled McAlister’s sentencing for December 5.
Marcus Antonio Logan, 23, was convicted of second-degree murder in the case and is facing a term of 15 years to life.
A third defendant, Marlyn Tyrone Stewart, 24, was found innocent. Charges were also dismissed earlier this year on a fourth defendant, Angel Morningstar Tewksbury, 25.
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