Dashawn Tomlin update: Man pleads guilty in 2015 shooting death of Charles Vinson

Posted at 11:50 AM, Jun 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-12 15:08:47-04

Dashawn Tomlin has pleaded guilty in the 2015 shooting death of Charles Vinson in Akron, according to the Summit County prosecutor.

Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh announced the news in a release.

Tomlin pleaded guilty to murder. 

On Monday, Judge Jill Flagg Lanzinger sentenced Dashawn to life in prison. He will be eligible for parole after 15 years. 

Authorities said Tomlin, 26, snuck up behind Vinson, also 26, outside a home on Boulevard Street on May 24, 2015 and shot him multiple times.