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Rochester Man Admits to Shooting and Killing Teen in 2012

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Just days away from going on trial, a Rochester man pleaded guilty to murder on Friday.

Chonice Stewart, 22, is now looking at a sentence of 15 years-to-life behind bars. He'll be sentenced June 10.

Raven Cooper was shot and killed in 2012. Stewart, who was 20 at the time, admitted to confronted Cooper in front of a home on Bay Street, and shooting him in the abdomen.

Cooper was 16.

Stewart was on the run for almost 60 days before his arrest.

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