Man pleads guilty in fatal shooting - - Jackson, MS

Man pleads guilty in fatal shooting

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Jackson man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter for his role in a fatal 2010 parking lot shooting.

The Clarion-Ledger reports ( that Alan Palmer entered the plea Monday in Hinds County Circuit Court.

Authorities say 20-year-old Bruce Davis was shot to death in Wal-Mart's parking lot on Mississippi Highway 18 in south Jackson on Oct. 15, 2010.

Palmer received a total of 45 years, including 20 for manslaughter and 25 for armed robbery of the victim's cousin who was with him when he was killed.

He also pleaded guilty to armed robbery in another case. The sentences are consecutive.

A co-defendant, Lee Anthony Corentin, is awaiting disposition of his case.

Information from: The Clarion-Ledger,

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