Published: May 20, 2013 4:41 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Fort Myers man gets life in prison for a deadly shooting on Thanksgiving Day in 2011.

Joquinn Benjamin was charged with second degree murder in the death of Christopher Ramirez.

Ramirez was shot in his front yard on Central Avenue in Fort Myers.

Detectives say the shooting was the result of a fight at a restaurant earlier in the evening.