- Associated Press - Thursday, October 16, 2014

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) - A 21-year-old Rockford man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing a 16-year-old boy in 2011.

The Rockford Register Star reports (https://bit.ly/Zw2qtz ) Shawnee Clanton pleaded guilty this week to a charge of second-degree murder in the slaying of Marcell Egan. The felony charge carries a sentence of four to 20 years. Clanton was 17 at the time of the shooting.

Police say they found Egan suffering from a gunshot wound when they were called to Patriots’ Gateway Community Center in April 2011. The teen later died at the hospital.

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Information from: Rockford Register Star, https://www.rrstar.com


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