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Durham Men On Weapons Charges

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — A man who was shot by a clerk after allegedly robbing a convenience storewas sentenced on Wednesday to more than 17 years in federal prison onweapons charges.

Rodney Lamont Cameron, 33, was shot in the chest and face with a shotgunfollowing an Oct. 8, 2001, armed robbery at the Amoco station at 2900Chapel Hill Boulevard. Cameron was charged with armed robbery and the casewas adopted by the Durham Police Department/Alcohol, Tobacco and FirearmsViolent Crime Task Force.

Cameron made an offered plea, the equivalent of a no contest plea, tocharges of being an armed career criminal and possession of a firearm by afelon earlier this year in federal court. Cameron had prior criminalconvictions in Durham, Orange and Person counties.

Cameron was sentenced to 208 months in prison Wednesday in U.S. DistrictCourt in Winston-Salem.

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