Atlanta man pleads guilty to manslaughter in Ohio


An Atlanta man pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter for shooting and killing a man who was sitting in a park in Hamilton, Ohio last spring.

According to a news report Friday by the Journal-News, Phillip Coleman III, a 27-year old from Atlanta, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter with a gun. Prosecutors say he shot a 24 year-old Ohio resident three times in the back of the head in March before reportedly fleeing to nearby Kentucky to avoid arrest.

A judge sentenced Coleman to 14 years in prison as part of a plea deal, according to the report.


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