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Posted on: May 6, 2016

Jackson County jury convicts Travone Shaw in connection with 2014 murder of Dionte Greene

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May 6, 2016

A Jackson County jury has convicted Travone Shaw, 20, of Involuntary Manslaughter and Stealing in connection with the Oct. 31, 2014 fatal shooting of Dionte R. Greene, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

The jury found Shaw guilty ofStealing, Involuntary Manslaughter and two counts of Armed Criminal Action.

Greene, 22, was found in the 690 block of Bellefontaine in the driver's seat of a running vehicle. He had been shot. Shaw and another defendant were charged in the robbery and shooting. The other defendant is scheduled for trial in June.

Jurors finding Shaw guilty on Thursday recommended today that he be sentenced to 5 and 7 years on the Stealing and Involuntary Manslaugther, respectively, and 17 years on the Armed Criminal Action convictions.

A judge will sentence Shaw on June 29, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.

For more information, contact:

Michael Mansur
Director of Communication
Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
Work : (816) 881-3812
Mobile: (816) 674-3954

*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.

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