Montez Davis gets 21-year sentence in Chattanooga Kanku's shooting death

Montez Davis gets 21-year sentence in Chattanooga Kanku's shooting death

May 16th, 2011 by Todd South in Local - Breaking News

With tears running down his face, Montez Davis, 20, is consoled by his attorney, Curtis L. Bowe III, as he listens to his guilty verdict Friday in Judge Barry Steelman's courtroom. Davis was convicted of second-degree murder, and two other charges. Staff Photo by Tim Barber/Chattanooga Times Free Press

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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.