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Teen sentenced in shooting of JSU researcher

(AP) - A 17-year-old has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for the 2010 shooting of a Jackson State University researcher.

The Clarion-Ledger reports that Jasper Bell was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty in Hinds County Circuit Court to a host of charges, including the February 2010 aggravated assault and armed robbery of JSU researcher Andrea Scott.

Scott was shot twice in the back of the head in the parking lot of the John A. Peoples Jr. Science Building during the robbery on the Jackson campus.

Bell also pleaded guilty to other charges of strong arm robbery, house burglary and carjacking in separate cases.

 

Information from: The Clarion-Ledger.

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