Baltimore man convicted in 2012 murder stemming from an argument

BALTIMORE - Baltimore City circuit court jury convicted a 29-year-old man for the planning and shooting of a man after a argument in 2012 today. 

City police responded to call for a shooting around 6 p.m. on April 8, 2012. The incident occurred at the intersection of  Kirk Avenue and Fillmore Street in northeast Baltimore. Just 30 minutes prior the two men were seen arguing on the 2600 block of Kirk Avenue 

When officers arrived to the scene there, they identified their victim as Robert Laney Jr. He was suffering from multiple gun shot wounds to his upper torso. Laney was then transported to Johns Hopkins Hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

After reaching a verdict, the jury found Tucker guilty of first-degree murder, conspiracy to murder, and use of handgun in the commission of a violet crime. The sentencing will be on July 18, 2014. 

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