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5 NEWS UPDATE: Jury: Jeron Hawkins Is Guilty of First Degree Murder
Written by Andrew Forgotch
Last updated on November 16, 2012 @ 6:22PM
Created on November 16, 2012 @ 2:27PM
 
UPDATE (6:15 PM):
 
The jury has handed down their decision.
 
They've decided that Jeron Hawkins is guilty of First Degree Murder in the shooting death of Lucas Lee.
 
They also found him guilty of two counts of Malicious Assault because in the crossfire he also hit his brother, Robert, and another person.
 
 
UPDATE (6 PM):
 
"Guilty" or "not guilty" that's what we're waiting to hear from a jury in Monongalia County.
 
The jury got the case of the murder trial of 19-year-old Jeron Hawkins just before 5 PM on Friday.
 
Hawkins is accused of shooting and killing Lucas Lee outside Karma Nightclub last year.
 
According to prosecutors an argument started inside the club over a spilled drink and then continued outside.
 
That's where they believe he shot Lee and to prove their case they called witnesses who testified they saw Hawkins shoot him. They also showed video of police questioning Hawkins. In it he told police several different stories of what happened that night.
 
Hawkins defense team has tried to poke holes in the police work. They've also brought witnesses to the stand who said Hawkins wasn't even the man who pulled the trigger.

Stay with 5 News for the latest updates on this case.
 
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The prosecution has wrapped up their arguments in the trial of a man accused of killing another man at a Morgantown night club last year.
 
19-year-old Jeron Hawkins is charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of Lucas Lee outside Karma Nightclub. 
 
Thursday, two of the investigating officers took the stand. Hawkins' defense team claimed investigators didn't talk to everyone they needed to. Jury members saw video of the shooting and what Hawkins told detectives when he turned himself into police. 
 
Prosecutors called one more witness Friday. The defense will now begin calling witnesses. We've also learned that Hawkins does not intend to take the stand in his own defense.
 
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