Man sentenced to 85 years in Easter murder

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne man was sentenced Friday morning for the shooting death of a 26-year-old man.

Tyrion McNair was sentenced to 65 years for murder and an additional 20 years for the use of a firearm, according to our Partners in News at ABC 21. He was found guilty in the murder of Javon Burnett on Easter morning outside the Summit at Ridgewood Apartments last year.

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McNair was convicted in the shooting last month. Prosecutors say McNair shot Burnett 13 times in the shooting.

Joshua Smiley, 21, pleaded guilty last month to assisting a criminal and was sentenced to three years in prison.



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