LR Man Convicted of Capital Murder in Park Plaza Shooting

Published 08/20 2014 03:39PM

Updated 08/20 2014 03:47PM

20-year-old Deonte Edison
20-year-old Deonte Edison
LITTLE ROCK, AR - A man has been convicted of capital murder in the death of restaurant manager during a 2013 Little Rock mall robbery.

20-year-old Deonte Edison has been sentenced to life in prison for the death of 25-year-old Christian Hayes.

A woman was also hurt in the shooting in February of 2013 in Park Plaza Mall.

According to police, the shooting was the result of an attempted robbery of the Sbarro in the mall food court.

The trial wrapped up on Wednesday in Little Rock.

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