October 17, 2023

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Man Involved in Teen’s Murder During Botched Gun Purchase — Sentenced to More Than Two Decades in Prison.

Today, a judge sentenced JaJuan Bennett to 22 years in the Department of Corrections.
August 8, 2020, Bennett and three other suspects were charged with robbing and killing 16-year-old “DJ” Brandon at an ABQ park.
Investigators say Brandon was attempting to buy a gun when he was murdered.
In 2022, Bennett pled guilty to his involvement in the crime.
He was on a GPS monitor for a shooting at a dwelling at the time of Brandon’s murder.
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