LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – A man charged in the death of a 25-year-old at a Little Rock mall received a life sentence this week.
According to officials, Deonte Edison, who was 18 at the time of the shooting, was found guilty of capital murder on Wednesday afternoon.
In February of 2013, Christian Hayes was shot and killed after-hours in the food court at Park Plaza Mall. Edison and Tristan Bryant were each charged in his death.
Another person was reportedly also shot in the incident, but lived.
Bryant, who was 20 at the time, is waiting for trial in the Pulaski County Jail. He has been charged with capital murder, aggravated robbery, theft, and attempted capital murder.