Cottage Grove shooting victim was due in court

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EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- A man who was shot to death Friday night in Cottage Grove had been scheduled to plead guilty Tuesday in Lane County Circuit Court in a case alleging he grew and sold marijuana.

Lane County prosecutors say they would have asked a judge to sentence 48-year-old Terry Fruichantie to probation.

The Register-Guard reports (http://is.gd/aVRGUb) witnesses told sheriff's detectives that Fruichantie was killed by two intruders who fought with him. The men fled after the shooting.

Fruichantie worked 25 years as a long-haul trucker.

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Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com