Roanoke man sentenced to 15 years in connection with 2018 convenience store murder

Shannon Walker sentenced for murder of Michael D. Jackson

ROANOKE, Va. – One of the men convicted of killing a man outside a Roanoke convenience store will spend 15 years in prison for the crime, according to the Commonwealth's Attorney.

On Monday, a judge sentenced Shannon Walker for the second-degree murder of Michael D. Jackson in June 2018.

Walker received 12 years for fatally shooting Jackson during a fight at the LT store near Washington Park. The judge gave him another three years on weapon charges, according to the Commonwealth's Attorney.

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