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Former deputy found guilty of negligent homicide in Arkansas teen's death

Former Arkansas deputy Michael Davis was found guilty of negligent homicide in the shooting death of 17-year-old Hunter Brittain.

Mercedes Mackay

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Published: 5:32 PM CDT March 14, 2022
Updated: 10:06 PM CDT March 18, 2022

The trial for a former Lonoke County Sheriff's Deputy accused of killing an unarmed teenager during a traffic stop happened this week.

A jury found former Lonoke County Sgt. Michael Davis guilty of negligent homicide in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Hunter Brittain.

Davis, who was originally charged with felony manslaughter, fatally shot Brittain who was test-driving his truck after working on it all night.

It's a case that's gained national attention and one that has greatly impacted the community of Lonoke and across Arkansas.