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Minneapolis Man Gets 4 Years For 2010 Murder

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(credit: Hennepin County Jail)

(credit: Hennepin County Jail)

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Minneapolis man was sentenced in Hennepin County District Court on Thursday for a murder that happened Feb. 27, 2010.

Alonzo Demitrius McCoy will spend four years in prison in connection with the shooting death of 17-year-old Alisha Neeley.

On the night of Feb. 27, 2010, Minneapolis Police were called to a report of a shooting near the intersection of 35th Avenue North and Humboldt Avenue. When officers arrived, they found a female, Neeley, with a gunshot wound to her neck.

She was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center, where she later died.

McCoy was charged in the shooting death on Sept. 30, 2010, and pleaded guilty to possessing a weapon for a crime of violence on June 30. In exchange, all of his other charges were dropped.

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