On Friday afternoon, three men were found guilty of murder in the April 2018 shooting of Ahmaud Arbery and Marcus McIntosh, two 25-year-old black men, who had parked a car near a local real estate office. The three men — gang member/pimp Kakeem Zuquik, Alton Larkin, a 34-year-old stranger, and Hakeem Russ, a 28-year-old former acquaintance of both Arbery and McIntosh, then held a gun to Arbery’s head and told him to get out of the car. Once Arbery got out of the car, Larkin shot him in the chest. Arbery died at the scene.
Prosecutors from the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York told The New York Times that those involved in the crime had wanted to assassinate senior president of Arberry Real Estate of New York, Robert Arberry, or one of his business partners. Larkin and Russ later threatened Arberry with an AK-47.
The men all face life in prison when they are sentenced in February, according to CNN.
Read the full story at The New York Times.
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