Rocks Nightclub shooter sentenced to 25 years in prison
December 07, 2017 04:18 PM
The man who admitted to a deadly Thanksgiving shooting last year learned his fate Thursday morning.
Kareem Blacknall was sentenced to 25 years in prison and five years of post-release supervision.
Blacknall shot and killed Wendell Hill at Rocks Nightclub in Albany, back on November 24, 2016. He says he was beaten up by a group that included Hill.
It took a week-long search for Blacknall to be caught and arrested.
Blacknall’s attorney argued the shooting was self-defense, but said a murder conviction from a jury wasn’t worth the risk.
Updated: December 07, 2017 04:18 PM
Created: December 07, 2017 05:34 AM
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