Man convicted in shooting over parking spot gets life
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – A man found guilty of killing another man during a 2019 dispute over a parking spot at an Alabama restaurant has been sentenced to life without parole.
Twenty-four-year-old Bryan Patrick Hancock was convicted of capital murder in the March 28, 2019, slaying of 40-year-old Randy DeWayne Young.
Prosecutors said the shooting came after Hancock used racial slurs against Young.
Hancock is white and Young was Black. Al.com reports Judge Clyde Jones handed down the sentence Thursday after Young’s family talked about life without him.
Defense attorneys had claimed Hancock acted in self-defense.
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9/4/2021 12:25:59 PM (GMT -5:00)