- Associated Press - Monday, February 13, 2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A man accused of murdering a 14-year-old in Jefferson County two years ago has been convicted of a lesser charge.

Al.com (https://bit.ly/2lFNqW4 ) reports that a jury on Thursday convicted 25-year-old Jibrail Hutchinson of reckless manslaughter and discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling.

Hutchinson was charged with murder in the February 2015 shooting death of Miracle Stinson.

Stinson was killed after getting into a fight with a group of girls near a library. Witnesses told police that one of those girls phoned a friend after the fight. Shortly after, the eighth grader was shot and killed on the back porch of his home.

Hutchinson is scheduled to be sentenced on March 16.

LOAD COMMENTS ()

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide