- Associated Press - Thursday, July 14, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty for his role in the 2012 fatal shooting of an individual over a pair of Air Jordan sneakers the victim had just bought.

As part of a plea agreement with prosecutors, Anthony Quinn Wade pleaded guilty on Thursday to aggravated robbery, escaping a possible capital murder conviction.

Under the agreement, the 23-year-old Wade will be eligible for parole in 20 years.

Wade is the third suspect convicted in the slaying. Two other men have been convicted of capital murder for the death of 22-year-old Joshua Woods.

Woods was sitting in a car Dec. 21, 2012, with a pair of newly purchased Air Jordan XI “Bred” sneakers that retailed for $185 when he was killed.



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