Man gets 30 years in prison in fatal shooting of girl, 15

4 years 7 months 4 days ago Friday, February 19 2016 Feb 19, 2016 Friday, February 19, 2016 9:12:29 AM CST February 19, 2016 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old girl.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 32-year-old Jason L. Hughley was sentenced for the June 2007 killing of Shaneka Spraggins. He was found guilty of second-degree murder.

Authorities say Spraggins was shot in the chest in a drive-by shooting while on the porch of a friend's house. According to police, the teen was an unintended target of a retaliatory shooting among gang members.

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