- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 31, 2016

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) - A former Fort Lewis College football player who shot two people, killing one, has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.

The Durango Herald reports (https://goo.gl/BUXVXI ) 23-year-old Tyree Ogsbury-Jones was sentenced Wednesday after previously pleading guilty to second-degree murder and felony burglary.

Prosecutors say he and Aaron Williams, also a former FLC football player, broke into a condominium at the Iron Horse Inn in March 2015. Once inside, Ogsbury-Jones shot Keith Moore and Daniel Johnson.

Moore survived, but Johnson died at a hospital.

A dispute over marijuana plants was said to be the cause of the shooting, but Ogsbury-Jones’ defense points to substance abuse and anxiety as contributing factors.

Williams was sentenced to 13 years in prison earlier this year for his role in the shooting and burglary.


Information from: Durango Herald, https://www.durangoherald.com

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