- Associated Press - Thursday, July 14, 2016

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) - A man accused of fatally shooting an ice-cream truck driver in Maryland while children waited in line has been convicted of first-degree murder.

The Frederick News-Post reports (https://bit.ly/29A6Je6 ) that a Circuit Court jury deliberated about 75 minutes on Thursday before convicting 28-year-old Larnell Lyles.

Lyles was charged in the June 2015 slaying of 22-year-old Brandon Brown outside a subsidized housing complex in Frederick.

Another worker in the truck had told police the shooting was unprovoked. But an attorney for Lyles said last year that Brown had been stalking and harassing Lyles for months over a $20 debt.

Sentencing is set for Sept. 8.

___

Information from: The Frederick (Md.) News-Post, https://www.fredericknewspost.com


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide