Man Given 25 Years for Fatal Shooting in West St. Paul
HASTINGS (AP) -- A man accused of fatally shooting a West St. Paul father while the victim's 2-year-old son slept beside him has been sentenced to more than 25 years in prison.
Terrell Theo Payne pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Thursday in Dakota County District Court. A first-degree murder charge was dismissed.
A co-defendant, Nathan McDonald, has also pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Lawrence Renfro in July 2019. McDonald faces sentencing in November.