Coast man sentenced in killing that happened during go-cart sale

Published 9:29 pm Tuesday, August 29, 2017

GULFPORT (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to a killing that took place during the sale of a go-cart.

Local news outlets report that 21-year-old Alexander Joseph Dedeaux Jr. pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Monday in the 2015 shooting death of 20-year-old Bruce Robinson Jr. of Pass Christian.

Circuit Judge Larry Bourgeois sentenced Dedeaux to 40 years in prison, with 20 years suspended.

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Police said Robinson died after being shot seven times while he tried to sell a go-cart.