Man faces 20 years for truck stop shooting

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By Crystal Nelson

Byron Wayne Linton, 64 of Grand Junction, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for shooting a 24-year-old Denver man at the Sapp Brothers truck stop in Commerce City last year. 

Keith Williams  was putting air in his car’s tires at the truck stop on Oct. 29, 2015, when Linton drove up in his semi-truck wanting to weigh his load. Linton became impatient and confronted Williams, who was getting in his car to leave. Linton pulled out a gun, shot Williams in the abdomen and continued to yell at Williams after he was shot.

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