Salem man gets life in prison for fatal shooting in Walmart parking lot

SALEM, Ore. - A Salem man was sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting another man in a Walmart parking lot last year.

Mark Edward Brown pleaded no contest to murder and weapons charges last week.

Brown shot Bryan John Lee Knorr after a heated exchanged of words in a Salem Walmart parking lot on Sept. 3.

Brown was also sentenced Tuesday to 20 months for a separate case involving forgery and identity theft.