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Man accepts plea deal in murder case
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) Kalamazoo Public Safety officers say that a Kalamazoo man has accepted a plea deal in a murder case.
On October 21, 2012 officers went to the 4200 block of Lakesedge Drive for a report of shots fired. When they arrived they found 23-year-old Jante Camreen Mackerel of Kalamazoo had been shot.
Mackerel later died from his injuries at the hospital.
Officers say that on Tuesday 20-year-old Tyrein Deanthony Sheppard accepted a plea deal in the case.
Sheppard pleaded guilty to second degree murder and felony firearm.
He will be sentenced on Sept. 30th.