Florida Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Killing of Black Teen Jordan Davis over Loud Music

HeadlineOct 20, 2014

The Florida man convicted of killing 17-year-old African American Jordan Davis in an argument over loud music has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Michael Dunn, who is white, shot at a vehicle carrying Davis and his friends 10 times after confronting them about the volume of their stereo. He then fled the scene, went to a hotel with his fiancée and ordered pizza. He never called the police. Dunn has said he saw a weapon, but none was ever found. At the sentencing hearing on Friday, Judge Russell Healey said Dunn had “senselessly and deliberately” taken a life.

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