Man sentenced to life for 2006 child murder

MORENO VALLEY, Calif. Gregory Lymuel, 22, was sentenced on Friday in /*Riverside County*/ Superior Court.

Lymuel was convicted in October of killing 10-year-old Chris Fields two days before Christmas 2006 during a drive-by shooting at Iris Avenue and Kitching Street in /*Moreno Valley*/.

Police said Lymuel shot the boy in the head. Both Lymuel and the boy were sitting in cars that were sitting side by side behind a red traffic light.

Lymuel was convicted of murder and two counts of attempted murder with a special circumstance of killing during a /*drive-by shooting*/.

City News Service contributed to this report.

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