Crime

Wake County man sentenced to life in prison for 2015 shooting death

A Wake County Superior Court judge has sentenced a 34-year-old Wake County man to life in prison without parole after a jury found him guilty of a shooting that killed a man in 2015.

Walter Britt Garrison of 4329 Durham Road north of Raleigh was convicted of murder by a jury Tuesday of fatally shooting Glenn Tashaun Lee of Franklinton. Lee, 27, was found behind a house in the 400 block of North Allen Road, east of downtown, just before 10 p.m. on Aug. 18, 2015.

Walter Garrison Arrest Photo September 15 2015
Walter Garrison

Garrison was sentenced Tuesday after the jury found him guilty of murder.

Garrison's brother, Patrick Armond Garrison, 31, was charged with one count of accessory to murder after he was accused of driving them away from the scene of the shooting. Patrick Garrison has pleaded guilty to the charge.

Thomasi McDonald: 919-829-4533, @tmcdona75589225

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