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Man sentenced to 9 years for killing half-brother

Thursday - 2/14/2013, 3:50am  ET

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- A man who shot and killed his half-brother during a confrontation has been sentenced to 9 years in prison.

Twenty-four-year-old Cornelius Johnson of Baltimore had pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of 25-year-old Andrew Johnson. He was sentenced Monday.

The Capital of Annapolis reports (http://bit.ly/VTf3fS) that prosecutors say on Nov. 13, 2011, Cornelius Johnson's father got into an argument with Andrew Johnson in front of a Glen Burnie restaurant. Police say Cornelius Johnson shot his half-brother.

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Information from: The Capital of Annapolis, Md., http://capitalgazette.com


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