Man gets 30 years for deadly Knockouts Bar & Grill shooting

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Jamal T. Martin
Jamal T. Martin

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) _ A St. Louis man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after admitting he fatally shot a bouncer at a St. Louis County bar in 2014.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch report 35-year-old Jamal Martin pleaded guilty Monday to charges of second-degree murder and armed criminal action.

He was scheduled to go on trial later this week on charges of first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

Martin admitted that he shot 30-year-old Herbert Burnett in November 2014 at Knockouts Bar & Grill after Burnett had ordered Martin to leave the business.
Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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