RANDOLPH – A Randolph man will spend life in prison for the February 2016 nightclub shooting of Drake Scott.

Gregory Wright, 39, was found guilty of first-degree murder for shooting Scott in the head and then continuing to shoot him repeatedly as Scott lay on the ground.

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Wright testified that exposure to traumatic events in his earlier life had caused him to have an extreme PTSD reaction, during which he shot the victim – who was unarmed – in an act of severe paranoia.

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Scott, 23, of Boston, was at the now-closed City Limits Saloon on North Main Street to perform when he was shot point-blank at approximately 1 a.m.

The jury deliberated for less than a full day before bringing in its verdict.

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Wright was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.