Man gets 30 years for deadly St. Louis bar shooting

1 year 9 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, September 27 2016 Sep 27, 2016 Tuesday, September 27, 2016 7:47:54 AM CDT September 27, 2016 in News
By: The Associated Press

CLAYTON (AP) — A St. Louis man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after admitting he fatally shot a bouncer at a St. Louis County bar in 2014.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2cxjqqs ) reports 35-year-old Jamal Martin pleaded guilty Monday to charges of second-degree murder and armed criminal action.

He was scheduled to go on trial later this week on charges of first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

Martin admitted that he shot 30-year-old Herbert Burnett in November 2014 at Knockouts Bar & Grill after Burnett had ordered Martin to leave the business.

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