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Tucson man convicted in Thanksgiving Day shooting

Tucson man convicted in Thanksgiving Day shooting

Lamont Adams, 37, was arrested Dec. 1 on suspicion of first-degree murder, in connection with a fatal shooting that took place on Thanksgiving.

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A Pima County jury has convicted a Tucson man on charges stemming from a fatal 2017 Thanksgiving Day shooting, according to court officials.

Lamont Adams was convicted of first degree murder, Pima County Superior Court spokeswoman Krisanne LoGalbo said. 

At about 9 a.m. on Nov. 23, 2017, 38-year-old Carlos Simmons was shot in the chest during an argument that involved several people in midtown Tucson, Arizona Daily Star archives show

Simmons was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died. Adams was arrested by police and booked into jail the the following week.

Adams' sentencing is set for Monday, Oct. 29. 

Contact reporter Gloria Knott at gknott@tucson.com or 573-4235. On Twitter: @gloriaeknott


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