Virginia Beach, Virginia 2021-08-02 22:11:34 –
Virginia Beach, Virginia (WAVY) — A 22-year-old man will be sentenced to 30 years in prison for shooting and killing a man during a verbal dispute at a Seven-Eleven parking lot in Virginia Beach in 2019.
Former Norfolk native Malik Brown was formally sentenced to 25 years in prison from Monday for a second murder and use of firearms on a felony consignment. He also pleaded guilty to possession of firearms for felony and was sentenced to five years in prison, for a total of thirty years.
Brown was convicted in February after a three-day jury trial. The jury recommended a 25-year sentence.
In a news release on Monday, Virginia Beach Commonwealth’s law firm said Brown shot Jones as he drove out of the parking lot. Joan fell to the ground and died the next day at Virginia Beach General Hospital.
After the shooting, Brown threw a gun from the Campostella Bridge and fled the area with his girlfriend. He was discovered later that day and arrested at Waverly.
According to a federal law firm, Brown was also previously convicted of robbery, malicious injuries, and the use of firearms on felony consignments.
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