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Man sentenced to 16 years in tattoo artist's death

A 32-year-old man was sentenced Monday to 16 years in state prison in the 2014 fatal shooting of a tattoo artist in North Hollywood, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.

Robert Falcon pleaded no contest Nov. 17 to one count of voluntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Christopher Pebley, 40, who was also known as “Trigz.”

Falcon also admitted that he used a firearm in the Oct. 9, 2014, killing, prosecutors said.

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @nicolesantacruz and @latimeshomicide on Twitter.

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