Michael Drejka was sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday for the fatal shooting of Marquis McGlockton over a handicapped parking spot in Clearwater last year.
The sentence, announced by Circuit Judge Joseph Bulone, also includes 92 days of time served.
He faced a maximum of 30 years in prison.
In August, a six-person jury found Drejka, a white man, guilty of manslaughter in the July 19, 2018, shooting of McGlockton, an unarmed black man.
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The shooting occurred after Drejka confronted McGlockton’s girlfriend for parking in a handicapped spot while McGlockton was in a convenience store.
Security video showed McGlockton, 28, shoving Drejka 49, to the ground after coming out of the store. While on the ground seconds later, Drejka pulled out a handgun and shot McGlockton as he backed away.
McGlockton ran inside the store, where he collapsed and died.
This is a developing story. Stay with WUSF for updates.
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