URBANA, Ill. (WCIA) — A jury found a man guilty of shooting another man in an American Legion parking lot.
It happened at an American Legion on Hickory Street in Champaign in August. The victim, Darin Mitchell, told police who shot him before he was rushed into surgery. He later died.
Shoen Russell was found guilty of first degree murder. Russell claimed the shooting was in self-defense. He faces a minimum of 45 years in prison.