Defendant Joe’Von Henderson pled guilty to voluntary manslaughter and was sentenced to 13½ years in prison in a settlement approved by Criminal Court Judge Glenn Wright.
The shooting occurred shortly after midnight on April 21, 2017, behind a residence in the 200 block of Vaal Ave. where a group was playing dice. During the game Henderson, then 17, got into an argument with 19-year-old Kelton Guy and when the dispute became physical Henderson pulled a gun and shot Guy, killing him.
The case was handled by Felony Asst. Jimmy Thomas of the District Attorney’s Vertical Team 2 which handles cases in General Sessions Division 9 and Criminal Court Division 2.