Judge upholds jury's verdict, suspends four years of prison sentence.
By April Wright, Reporter
Friday, August 3, 2012 at 5:00 am (Updated: August 3, 5:00 am)
HILLSVILLE — David Richardson will serve 13 years, with four suspended, for the shooting death of a Carroll County man, Judge Brett Geisler ruled during a sentencing hearing in Carroll County Circuit Court on Tuesday.
The jury had recommended nine years for the defendant, who was convicted of first-degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and discharging a firearm in an occupied dwelling.
Richardson fired three shots in a May 18, 2010 incident that resulted in the death of Bryon Jordan Wilson.
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