BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A man who was found guilty of second-degree murder for the 2012 shooting death of a Baton Rouge man has been sentenced to life in prison.
Jordan Tate was given a life sentence for the second-degree murder charge. He also had 2 counts of armed robber and was sentenced to 40 years for each count.
The 40-year sentences for armed robbery will run concurrent with each other, but they will run consecutive to the life sentence.
On June 19, a jury found Tate guilty of robbing and killing Jeremy Stewart, 25, during a drug transaction that took place on Columbus Dunn Drive.
Tate was only 18 years old when the shooting occurred.