November 25, 2014
An admitted gang member who, Reno police say, shot and killed a man last summer has been convicted of first-degree murder and use of a deadly weapon.
Jorge Romero shot Juan Bettencourt on the corner of Yori and Stoddard Streets on July 24th of last year. Bettencourt died 2 days later.
Bettencourt had no gang affiliation and authorities believe he was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Sentencing is scheduled for August 27th.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.