Timothy Charity Guilty Of 3rd Degree MurderApril 26, 2012
Timothy Charity Jr. convicted of first degree murder in the shooting death of shot Cameron Mitchell Jr.
The shooting happened on East 12th street near the Bayfront Connector August 4, 2011.
Charity believed Mitchell had stolen a cell phone from him during a basketball game.
Assistant District Attorney Erin Connelly, argued the evidence -- the downward trajectory of the bullet into Mitchell's chest, the mechanics of the gun's trigger, and Charity's own confession to police -- proved that Charity shot Mitchell, through the heart.
The conviction for 3rd degree murder, tampering with evidence and possessing the instrument of a crime carries a maximum sentence of 47 years in prison.