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Detroit man sentenced to prison in Cross Lanes shooting death

Dajuan Deshawn-Davon Jackson pleads guilty Monday to voluntary manslaughter in Kanawha County Circuit Court. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison. (West Virginia Regional Jail)

A Detroit man pleaded guilty in a fatal shooting death in Cross Lanes and was sentenced to prison.

Dajuan Deshawn-Davon Jackson pleaded guilty Monday to voluntary manslaughter in Kanawha County Circuit Court. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Judge Thomas Evans presided over the sentencing.

Jackson is accused in the fatal shooting death of Christopher Moses Butler, 26, of Detroit.

A criminal complaint said a witness reported that Jackson, also known as Montana, fired multiple shots and struck the victim after an argument Dec. 12, 2016, at Perkins Park Apartments.

Jackson was arrested March 31, 2017, in Louisiana and was returned to West Virginia to face proceedings.

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