- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 8, 2015

BOSTON (AP) - A Lynn man has been convicted of second-degree murder for his role in a drug robbery in which an accomplice was shot to death, even though he didn’t pull the trigger.

Stephane Etienne was convicted Tuesday in the January 2012 death of Christopher Pichardo.

Sentencing is Friday.

Prosecutors say Etienne, Pichardo and Robinson Tejeda went to a Boston home intending to rob Frederick Reynoso after arranging to buy marijuana from him.

Pichardo and Reynoso pulled guns and fired. Pichardo was killed.

The Supreme Judicial Court has previously ruled that someone who takes part in a dangerous criminal act may be held liable for a resulting death.

Tejada was convicted of second-degree murder, but the conviction was overturned and is under appeal. Reynoso was convicted of drug and gun charges, but cleared of murder.



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