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Augusta teen sentenced to manslaughter in cousin’s death



Millik King had many theories of how his 15-year-old cousin was fatally shot June 12, 2020, to deflect his responsibility for what happened.

Eventually, though, on Wednesday Dec. 21, King admitted the gun was in his hand and his finger was on the trigger when the gun fired.

King was also onl...

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  1. So if he would have stood and said I did it, it was a mistake and I have to live with it he would have my respect and compassion. Since he lied and tried to deflect he should be in prison. The worse problem I have with this case is a convicted felon had a gun and was only given probation..we don’t have a gun problem in this country, we have a felon with guns problem…

  2. Joe Biden and Democrats will confiscate legally owned firearms that law-abiding citizens need to protect themselves, ignoring the fact that law enforcement agencies and the judiciary keep giving convicted felons with a firearm 5 years probation. Next, they will automatically restore a convicted felon’s right to vote after his sentence is served, his is paroled, or he is given probation.

  3. This is a sad situation. I feel for both parties. This a a family torn because of this and children getting their hands on guns unlawfully. The never said where the gun came from but I know it was obtained illegally because he wasn’t old enough to bare arms. Ted to your point Biden and his administration are not set out to take the rights from ordinary law abiding citizens to bare arms. This is a theory just as it was when Obama was in office. But their need to be more laws put in to place to keep guns out of the wrong hands. We have mass murders going on throughout this county and no one wants to really address this issue. If you keep kicking the can down the road and not put a lid on gun control it will keep happening. It’s shouldn’t take it happening to someone when know and love for it to really get our attention. This case is a prime example and it’s many more like this around the country.

    • Felony possession of a gun didn’t seem to keep a gun out of this criminals hand..and he got a slap on the wrist..like I said..we don’t have a gun problem..we have a felon with guns problem..should have been a mandatory 10 years with no parole in prison..didn’t learn his lesson the first time..

    • Here is a Biden quote, “I’m the only guy that ever got passed legislation, when I was a senator, to make sure we eliminated assault weapons. The idea you need a weapon that can have the ability to fire 20, 30, 40, 50, 120 shots from that weapon, whether — whether it’s a 9-millimeter pistol or whether it’s a rifle, is ridiculous. I’m continuing to push to eliminate the sale of those things.”

      Here are quotes from CT Democrat Governor Lamont. “I think those assault-style weapons that are grandfathered should not be grandfathered.” “They should not be allowed in the state of Connecticut. I think they’re killers.” “Start by making them illegal”. “I think that would be a big difference. That is what you start with.”

      Everybody thinks a mass murder occurs every 30 seconds, but they ignore the daily murders mainly using handguns, knives, clubs, and fists (over 800 in Chicago in 2021). California has the most repressive gun control laws in the US, but they led the country with 1,606 firearm homicides in 2020. What you and many others fail to understand or accept is that there are sufficient laws against illegal possession and use of firearms. Unfortunately, criminals do not follow these laws and authorities do not enforce the laws and punish those who break them. Section 924(c) of title 18, US Code, prescribes a mandatory minimum penalty of at least five years of imprisonment for using a firearm during a crime. Five year probation will not deter this criminal from obtaining and misusing another firearm. Add the facts that liberals insisted the mentally ill be mainstreamed and not be institutionalized. So thinking that more gun control laws will stop firearm related crimes and tragedies is illogical.

  4. This sad and pitiful. Two families have been affected by a stupid convicted felon bringing a LOADED gun into a house. Pitiful because the convicted felon in possession, that CAUSED this sadness was given probation by Judge Wright. I expect better from you, Ashley. You know damn good and well that Walker will be on the hunt for another illegally purchased gun. We do NOT need additional gun laws that impact law abiding citizens like me. And yes, the Democrats want EXACTLY that. What we NEED, is for Law Enforcement to “extract by whatever means”, the name of the suppliers of the illegal guns that convicted felons buy from. THEY also need to be arrested and charged as an accessory to the crime committed with the gun they supplied. THAT is the Gun Control that we need.

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