James Richardson was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday after family members of two men killed in 2009 requested no death penalty be imposed.
Richardson, 33, convicted on all counts in the deaths of Andrew Kirby and Landon Blackley, maintained his innocence.
“I'm innocent, and I stand on that,” Richardson said before Judge W. Russell Duke gave him prison sentences of 25-39 months and 73-97 months for discharging a weapon, followed by two consecutive life terms without possibility of parole for murder.
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