Madison Co. man sentenced for manslaughter - - Jackson, MS

Madison Co. man sentenced for manslaughter

MADISON COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Madison County man receives a 30-year sentence for manslaughter and being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.

District Attorney Michael Guest says Pedro Gibson, 27, was sentenced Tuesday in Madison County Circuit Court.

A plea agreement was reached with Gibson in the 2011 shooting death of Jonathan Tillis.

Tillis was found dead inside his car at the Canton Garden Apartments playground with multiple gunshot wounds.

Guest says the shooting was the result of several altercations between the two men.

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