Jury Convicts Alleged Gunman in Drug Buy Murder

Dalton (WDEF) – A jury in Whitfield county convicts 21 year old Dee Tanner of murder.

Prosecutors say that Tanner and two others met three men to sell them a quarter pound of marijuana.

Abel Carmona got to into their car, but got nervous when they tried to leave the scene.

The prosecution says Tanner pulled a revolver and demanded the money.

He then pulled him out of the car and shot him in the chest.

Tanner said it was self defense, claiming the victim pulled a knife on him.

He could get life in prison when sentenced in August.

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