FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A 20-year-old Fairbanks man who shot and killed a woman in 2016 has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.
Fairbanks television station KTVF reports Lewis Tyshawn Harvin pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder as part of a plea arrangement.
Prosecutors say Harvin in 2016 fired into a crowd of people at a party near the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
A bullet struck 19-year-old Janet Barragan in the neck. She was transported to Anchorage in critical condition and later died from the injuries.
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Harvin was originally charged with first and second degree murder. He was scheduled to begin trial a few weeks ago but reached a plea deal.
Harvin admitted that he had attempted to shoot another person at the party.
Harvin apologized to Barragan’s family at sentencing.
Information from: KTVF-TV, http://www.webcenter11.com