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Gun murderer jailed for 22 years
Mr McGhee's aunt's house on Kenmore Street
Mr McGhee died outside his aunt's home in Kenmore Street
A gunman who shot a stranger in the head after he wolf-whistled at a girl has been sentenced to life in prison.

Gavin Brown, 34, was found guilty by a jury of murdering Craig McGhee, 24, in the east end of Glasgow in May 2004.

At the High Court in Glasgow, Brown was told he must serve a minimum of 22 years before applying for parole.

Sentencing Brown to life imprisonment, temporary judge Michael O'Grady QC described him as a very dangerous and a very wicked man.

Mr McGhee died instantly outside his aunt's home in Kenmore Street after the shooting.

During a trial, the jury saw CCTV footage of the 24-year-old being cradled by his uncle and heard a recording of a 999 call.

The court heard Brown attacked Mr McGhee after he wolf-whistled at two girls, one of whom was the murderer's brother's former girlfriend.

Judge O'Grady QC said: "I have no words to adequately describe the brutality of the death you inflicted on Craig or the cowardliness of the attack."

He said that "mercifully Craig was at peace" but there was no peace for his family who had lost a son and had borne it with "considerable dignity" as they sat in court throughout the trial.


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