- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 3, 2015

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) - The second suspect in in a fatal 2013 shooting in Brookhaven has been sentenced to serve 22 years in prison for manslaughter and aggravated assault.

The Daily Leader reports (https://bit.ly/1Fu3wVq ) that David Earl Jones was sentenced Monday in Lincoln County Circuit Court. Jones had pleaded guilty to the charges in May.

Jones was sentenced to 20 years for manslaughter with three years suspended. He was sentenced to five years for aggravated assault.

Prosecutors say Jones and Kevin Barome Collins were involved in shootout on a Brookhaven street with Darion K. Reese. Reese died from a gunshot wound to the chest. A fourth person was injured.

Collins was sentenced in May to 20 years for manslaughter. He received 10 years for aggravated assault, with eight years suspended and two to serve.


Information from: The Daily Leader, https://www.dailyleader.com

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