- Associated Press - Friday, November 18, 2016

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - A man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing two brothers while robbing their family’s Tampa Bay area convenience store.

The Bradenton Herald (https://goo.gl/P644Fv ) reports that 23-year-old Devin Chandler was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty to both murders and the armed robbery. He had been facing a possible death sentence if convicted by a jury.

Video surveillance shows that Chandler went to the Snappy Mart in Palmetto on Labor Day 2015. After approaching the counter, the video shows Chandler pulling out a gun and shooting 23-year-old Khasem Yousef and 17-year-old Faares Yousef. Chandler then jumped over the counter and took cash from the register and cigarettes from a rack.

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Information from: The Bradenton (Fla.) Herald , https://www.bradenton.com

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