Man faces sentencing in killing of Memphis police officer

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Posted: Mar 28, 2017 6:44 AM

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A man convicted of fatally shooting a Memphis, Tennessee, police officer during a raid of his home is set to be sentenced.

Shelby County Criminal Court Judge James Beasley is scheduled to sentence Treveno Campbell on Tuesday.

Campbell was found guilty Jan. 31 of second-degree murder in the death of Officer Martoiya Lang in December 2012. Campbell shot Lang after she and five other officers broke into Campbell's home in search of a drug suspect who did not end up being there.

Campbell faces up to 25 years in prison in Lang's killing. He also will be sentenced for the attempted second-degree murder of two other officers involved in the raid.

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Lang, a mother of four, was the first female Memphis officer to be killed in the line of duty.