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Paris Coleman.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A disagreement over a marijuana cigarette. That was enough to end a man’s life almost three years ago, according to prosecutors.

On the morning of Oct. 15, 2012, Al-Khaafid Nazeer Shumate was smoking that cigarette in the hallway when a neighbor approached and asked if he could have a drag.

Shumate didn’t want to share — a decision that led to him being gunned down.

Paris Coleman, 26, pleaded guilty Tuesday to shooting and killing Shumate.

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