Man sentenced to 35 years after killing man in front of his friends

Posted: 10:27 PM, Oct 10, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-11 02:30:18Z

A Baltimore man has been given the maximum sentence for murdering a man in front of a group of his friends in 2017.

According to the State's Attorney's Office, Troy Gladney, the shooting victim was on a porch with a group of friends when a man named "Diesel", also known as Sean Morris, approached him.

They say Morris shot him several times in the back and head and fled the 800 block of North Woodington Road.

When officers arrived at the scene, the found Gladney suffering from his multiple gunshot wounds and he was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Morris was convicted of first-degree murder by a Baltimore City jury.