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West Texas man, 19, gets 11 years for party slaying

Published On: Apr 24 2014 11:20:45 AM CDT
Updated On: Apr 24 2014 11:21:27 AM CDT
Trestin Blake Wollner
SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) -

A West Texas man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for a fatal shooting during a party in a pasture.

A jury in San Angelo on Tuesday convicted 19-year-old Trestin Blake Wollner of murder. Jurors on Wednesday decided the penalty for Wollner in the December 2012 killing of 19-year-old Samuel Sterling Harrison.
An affidavit says Harrison had become argumentative toward Wollner and several people during the party and a fight broke out.
Wollner, who apologized to the victim's family in court, was also fined $5,000.