Man, 25, guilty of 2012 murder, robbery
A jury found a 25-year-old Jacksonville man guilty as charged Wednesday evening for his involvement in the 2012 shooting death of a 19-year-old man.
Justin Footman was convicted on charges of first-degree murder and armed robbery for killing Tommy McDowell Jr.
In December 2012, Footman and his two co-defendants met and planned to rob McDowell's cousin of some marijuana.
When Footman arrived at the cousin's home, he pulled out a gun and shot McDowell in the chest. Footman then took the drugs and fled the area.
Footman faces life in prison. He will be sentenced the week of July 28.
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