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Man sentenced to a total of 25 years in prison for the fatal shooting of a man on Christmas Eve 2017

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Posted at 8:36 PM, Jan 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-06 20:36:17-05

BALTIMORE — A Baltimore man was sentenced to a total of 25 years in prison plus five years of supervised probation for the fatal shooting of Wesley Langford on Christmas Eve 2017.

According to documents, Burrell got in a verbal and physical fight with the victim before shoving him against a wall outside of a carry-out store and shooting him in the head.

Burrell plead guilty to First Degree Murder and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Crime of Violence.

After three previous trials resulted in hung jury and mistrial outcomes, Burrell plead guilty in a Zoom court proceeding to the murder of Wesley Langford.