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Two Akron teens sentenced to life in prison for deadly shooting

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Posted at 4:15 PM, Jul 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-10 16:15:09-04

AKRON, Ohio — Two Akron teenagers have been sentenced to life in prison for a deadly shooting.

On February 13, 2018, Shpetim Ramadani, 18, was shot and killed in the back seat of a friend's car.

John Smith, 17, and Tyler Morgan, 19, were each found guilty of one count of murder with a gun specification after the two pleaded no contest to the charge.

Smith was 16 years old at the time of the shooting, but he was charged as an adult.

They were sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday and will be eligible for parole after serving 15 years.

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