Dominique Moss gets sentenced to life in prison in tense Lynchburg courtroom

Dominique Moss

Dominique Moss

Shawn Moss

Shawn Moss

Life in prison — the sentence handed down today to 24-year-old Dominique Moss for the shooting death of Shawn Moss. Dominique Moss entered an Alford plea in October, which means he acknowledged prosecutors had enough evidence to convict him. The 34-year-old victim was fatally shot in August of 2014 along the 1,000 block of Polk Street, the result of an ongoing feud. After sentenced was pronounced, this reaction from Shawn Moss’s aunt, Patricia Braxton.

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Braxton says deputies had to step in after sentence was pronounced:

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You can hear much more from her in Conversations with Andre Whitehead, this Sunday at 8:00 am on WLNI.

Dominique Moss entered an Alford plea in October, which means he acknowledged prosecutors had enough evidence to convict him. While the shooter and victim shared the same last name, they were not closely related.

 

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