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

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

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.