Teen Sentenced to 40 Years

Teen Sentenced to 40 Years

The young man convicted of shooting and killing another teenager at the Fox Valley Mall is heading to prison for four decades. 

A judge yesterday sentenced 18-year-old Dezman Ellis to 40 years in prison for last February’s shooting.  Investigators say Ellis shot Jovanni Frausto because of a fight over Ellis’ girlfriend.  The shooting touched-off a statewide manhunt for Ellis who was eventually found in Iowa.  Ellis apologized in court before his sentencing.

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