Teen accused in deadly Evansville shooting is sentenced to two years in prison


One of the teenagers accused in a deadly shooting last July has been sentenced.

According to our media partner, Courier and Press, 16-year-old Jahkei Mitchell pleaded guilty to one charge of conspiracy to commit robbery and had his murder charge dismissed.

Mitchell was sentenced to two years in prison and one year of probation.    

Mitchell and 16-year-old Paris Cornell were arrested after EPD responded to Sam’s Food Mart on Washington Avenue, where they say 23-year-old Kevin Colon was found with a gunshot to the chest.

Colon was taken to an area hospital, where he later died.

Cornell’s trial is scheduled for March 18, 2019.

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(This story was originally published on February 14, 2019)

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