Montez Davis, convicted of second-degree murder for firing into a crowd at the Kanku’s on Wilcox Boulevard and killing Jonathan Lawrence, was sentenced today to 21 years for the crime.
He faced a maximum of 25 years.
Davis was sentenced in Hamilton County Criminal Court Judge Barry Steelman’s courtroom.
Read more in tomorrow’s Times Free Press.
Todd South covers courts, poverty, technology, military and veterans for the Times Free Press. He has worked at the paper since 2008 and previously covered crime and safety in Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. Todd’s hometown is Dodge City, Kan. He served five years in the U.S. Marine Corps and deployed to Iraq before returning to school for his journalism degree from the University of Georgia. Todd previously worked at the Anniston (Ala.) Star. Contact ...