Convictions in murder case

Pittsfield — The Berkshire District Attorney’s Office announced on Thursday, Dec. 15, that it had obtained convictions of those responsible for the 2017 shooting death of Asiyanna Jones in Pittsfield, who was 22 years-old at the time of her death.
According to a press release issued by the office, a jury reached guilty verdicts against Gary Linen, Carey Pilot, and Elizabeth Perez after a week and a half-trial.
The jury found Linen guilty of murder, Pilot of manslaughter, and Perez for misleading police in the homicide investigation.
Pilot, 50, and Linen, 42, engaged in a gunfight on Dewey Avenue in Pittsfield on Oct. 2, 2017, and a bullet struck Jones, who was inside a car. Jones died at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield the following day. Perez, 30, lied to police during the investigation.
Judge John Agostini scheduled sentencing for Wednesday, Dec. 21 in Berkshire Superior Court.