A man was sentenced to 14 years in prison in the fatal shooting of a 78-year-old man who was taking an evening walk in a Phoenix park.
Nadeem Alferikh agreed to plead guilty to manslaughter and serve 14 years in the Arizona Department of Corrections in a plea deal and was sentenced on Monday afternoon, according to the Maricopa County Superior Court.
On March 6, co-defendant Brandon Martin Roberts was convicted of of first-degree murder, attempted armed robbery and possessing a firearm as a minor, according to the Maricopa County attorney's office.
Milton Raffle, a Korean War veteran, was shot in the head while walking in a park near 2400 W. Cactus Rd. on July 19, 2011. He was found unconscious and unresponsive shortly after midnight and later died at a hospital with his family by his side.
Alferikh and Roberts claimed self-defense, but they admitted patting down Raffle's pockets after the shooting.
Copyright 2013 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.
By Laura Geller - bio | email RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – 31 people are in trouble with the law after a three day prostitution sting in Richmond. Police told NBC12 they targeted specific areas where residentsMore >
31 people are in trouble with the law after a three day prostitution sting in Richmond. Police told NBC12 they targeted specific areas where residents and business owners complained about the illegal activity.More >
Sunday, September 14 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-09-14 19:20:23 GMT
A Griffin police officer was shot and killed Saturday morning. It happened at about 2:30 a.m. at a Waffle House. The officer is identified as 43-year-old Kevin Jordan. He had been with Griffin Police for four years.More >
A military veteran shot and killed a Griffin police officer early Saturday morning, police said, as the officer was trying to arrest the man's friend.More >