Man charged in officer’s death pleads to firearms charge

November 23, 2018

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man charged with fatally shooting an Albuquerque police officer has pleaded no contest to one of the felony offenses.

The Albuquerque Journal reports that 37-year-old Davon Lymon entered the plea Wednesday to being a felon in possession of a firearm and forgery.

However, a judge later struck the forgery plea because it was not being handled separately from the rest of the case.

Lymon was due to go to trial next month for the firearms charge.

Court records show Lymon’s trial on murder and other charges is set for March.

He is accused of fatally shooting Officer Daniel Webster outside a drug store during an October 2015 traffic stop.

Lymon is already serving a 38-year sentence for a federal conviction of firearms possession and other crimes.

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