October 1, 2014
A 22-year-old Stockton man is facing the possibility of life in prison for killing a man he thought had given him a dirty look.
A jury convicted Sophan Mao of first-degree murder on Friday, ten months after the killing at a Chevron station in Stockton.
Authorities say Mao thought someone there had "mad-mugged" him. That's street slang for giving someone a challenging look.
Mao left, but later returned with his face concealed by a blue bandanna. He fired six shots, killing one man and wounding another.
Authorities say the dead man had nothing to do with the incident that triggered Mao's rage.
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