NEW ALBANY, IN (WAVE) - A Louisville man has been sentenced to nearly two decades in jail for a deadly shooting in New Albany.
Police said Deante Williams, 18, fired shots into a car hitting Richard Cozart Jr. It happened in January of 2017.
Someone drove Cozart to the hospital, where he died.
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Williams told police he was aiming for the driver of the car, not Cozart.
He pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter.
Williams was sentenced to 17 and a half years in prison.