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Teen gets 20 years for fatal shooting

Posted at 7:34 AM, Aug 14, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-14 03:36:32-04

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Jacksonville teen has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a shooting that left a man dead and a child wounded.

A Duval County judge sentenced 19-year-old Tamarius Jerome Bowes on Monday after he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, aggravated battery and carrying a concealed weapon.

The Florida Times-Union ( ) reports that Bowes was 17 when he shot 23-year-old Charles J. Jenkins during a fight at Beverly Hills Park that involved about 100 people. Bowes also shot a 9-year-old boy in the leg.