Guilty plea in Jonesboro shooting - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Guilty plea in Jonesboro shooting

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

A Jonesboro man was sentenced to three decades in prison for shooting a man last summer.

Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington tells Region 8 News Nicholas Coleman pled guilty to battery in the first degree in court Monday.  Judge Cindy Thyer sentenced him to 30 years in prison.

Coleman shot Prince Gibson last June at the Citgo station at 1715 East Johnson. According to the report filed at the time, Gibson told officers he confronted Coleman about "messing with his wife".

That led to an altercation where Coleman then pulled out a revolver and shot Gibson twice at the fuel pumps.

Copyright 2016 KAIT. All rights reserved.

Region 8 News App - Install or update on your: iPhone | Android

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Medicare enrollment day helps save money

    Medicare enrollment day helps save money

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:56 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:56:15 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:30:05 GMT
    The UAMS Center on Aging- Northeast held a Medicare enrollment day Thursday (source: KAIT)The UAMS Center on Aging- Northeast held a Medicare enrollment day Thursday (source: KAIT)

    The UAMS Center on Aging-Northeast held an enrollment day to help those who qualify for the Medicare Savings Program and  the Social Security Extra Help Benefit.

    The UAMS Center on Aging-Northeast held an enrollment day to help those who qualify for the Medicare Savings Program and  the Social Security Extra Help Benefit.

  • Mayor involved in minor crash

    Mayor involved in minor crash

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:39:43 GMT
    Mayor Harold Perrin (Source: KAIT)Mayor Harold Perrin (Source: KAIT)

    Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin was involved in a minor traffic crash Thursday afternoon on Red Wolf Blvd.  

    Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin was involved in a minor traffic crash Thursday afternoon on Red Wolf Blvd.  

  • "House Hunters" finds its way to Region 8

    "House Hunters" finds its way to Region 8

    Thursday, August 9 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-08-09 21:51:10 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:15:35 GMT
    House Hunters found its way to Region 8 (Source: KAIT)House Hunters found its way to Region 8 (Source: KAIT)

    The HGTV show, House Hunters, has found its way to Region 8.

    The HGTV show, House Hunters, has found its way to Region 8.

Powered by Frankly