Register | Forgot Your Password? | Close

PHOENIX -- A man has been sentenced to at least 36 years in prison in a fatal 2011 shooting at a Phoenix apartment complex.

Maricopa County prosecutors say 38-year-old Jamal Mitchell was sentenced Monday.

He received 25 years to life in prison for first-degree murder, a consecutive 11.25-year term for armed robbery and a concurrent 10-year sentence for misconduct involving weapons.

Mitchell was accused in the September 2011 shooting of 28-year-old Nathaniel Kinsley.

Court documents show Mitchell and three other people met Kinsley at a fast-food restaurant for a drug deal.

The group decided to complete the transaction at the apartment complex where one of them lived.

At the complex, Mitchell and Kinsley walked away from the group. Shots were heard and witnesses say Mitchell had a gun when he returned.

Associated Press,

share this story:
Attention KTAR.com Comment Users: We have recently changed our comments boards.
We would like you to be part of the conversation and The Voice of Arizona by logging in with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing KTAR (Arizona Sports) account members will need to create a Disqus account or use one of the aforementioned social media logins. Thank you.
comments powered by Disqus

World Class Arizona

  • Dignity Health

    World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.

Voice For A Better Arizona

  • Family in Focus

    KTAR spends the week taking a look at the issues a modern Arizona family faces.