Man sentenced to 48 years in shooting of 24-year-old in Lakewood

Local
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A 24-year-old was sentenced to 48 years in prison Tuesday for shooting another 24-year-old in April, 2015, in Lakewood.

According to a news release from the First Judicial District Attorney’s Office, Damon Porter was sentenced to 48 years, nearly a year after his codefendent Dominic Pacheco-Donelson was sentenced to 24 years for his role. A third person involved, Yazmine Hunter, was sentenced in August to 5 years on probation.

Porter, Pacheco-Donelson and Hunter were in a stolen car with Porter the night he followed William Scott to his apartment complex parking lot. According to the release, Porter and Hunter approached Scott with a gun, and demanded his keys and phone. Porter then shot Scott in the shoulder. He was found guilty by a jury of first-degree assault and three counts of aggravated robbery.

Pacheco-Donelson provided the gun Porter used, and pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery and possession of a weapon by a previous offender. He was sentenced in November, 2018.

Hunter pleaded guilty to robbery. She was sentenced in August.

Most Read

Top Stories

More Home Page Top Stories