- Associated Press - Friday, May 1, 2015

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A 25-year-old Hartford man who recently had a 100-year sentence set aside by the state Supreme Court has been convicted in another murder case.

The Hartford Courant reports (https://cour.at/1zjCl2k) that Ackeem Riley pleaded no contest Thursday to being an accessory to murder and guilty to being an accessory to first-degree assault in a 2006 shooting that left one teen dead and another paralyzed from the neck down.

Prosecutors say Riley fired a gun, but they don’t know if his shots were the ones that hit 15-year-old Kerry Foster and 14-year-old Cinque Sutherland.

The Connecticut Supreme Court in February overturned Riley’s 100-year sentence in a shooting that also occurred in 2006, when he was 17, ruling juveniles cannot be treated the same as adults when being sentenced for violent crimes.


Information from: Hartford Courant, https://www.courant.com

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