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Plea deal entered in 2012 Elk Grove drug shooting

A Sacramento Superior Court sentencing has been scheduled for Nov. 14 for a man who pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter charges in a shooting death in front of an Elk Grove record store two years ago .

Ryan Allan Hays, who is now 28, agreed to a seven-year term for the May 6, 2012, killing of Joseph Oropesa, 19, outside Dimple Records in the 9600 block of Elk Grove Florin Road.

Assistant Chief Deputy District Attorney Rod Norgaard said the evidence showed that Hays shot Oropesa to death during a drug deal.

Call The Bee’s Andy Furillo, (916) 321-1141. Follow him on Twitter @andyfurillo.

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