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Teen Gets 14 to 28 Years for "Get a Job" Killing

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    Teen Gets 14 to 28 Years for "Get a Job" Killing
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    A western Pennsylvania boy who was just 14 when he fatally shot a woman who told him to ``get a job'' when he tried bum a cigarette from her boyfriend must spend 14 to 28 years in state prison.

    The Beaver County Times reports Marcus Velasquez, who is now 15, was sentenced Friday by a county judge.

    The Beaver Falls youth pleaded no contest to third-degree murder last month for the shooting that killed 22-year-old Kayla Peterson on Dec. 8, 2012.

    Velasquez and two other boys followed Peterson's boyfriend home from the store and yelled profanities after he ignored their requests for a cigarette. Velasquez allegedly shot Peterson when she confronted the youths as her boyfriend arrived home.

    Peterson had a 2-year-old daughter at the time.