PASADENA - A paroled felon accused of fatally shooting a teenage girl outside of a nightclub was convicted of murder this week.Johnl Dvon Reynolds, 24, was convicted of the first-degree murder of Ebony Huel, 16, who was shot and killed outside the Underground Club in Pasadena. Jurors, who deliberated about four hours, also convicted Reynolds of the deliberate and premeditated attempted murder of a second victim and found gang and gun allegations to be true. Reynolds pleaded no contest to one count of possession of a firearm by a felon. Reynolds will be sentenced Nov. 3 and faces a minimum of 75 years to life in prison. Huel was killed on Aug. 17, 2007 when Reynolds fired his weapon at a man who had provided information to authorities about the defendant on a prior case. The intended target was not injured.
********** Published: October 27, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 28