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Man gets life for 2012 murder on Northside

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office booking photo of Miles McChriston
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office booking photo of Miles McChriston

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 27-year-old man was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison, with a 33-year minimum mandatory, for shooting and killing a 22-year-old man.

Miles McChriston was convicted in October of first-degree murder in the July 2012 death Antonio Mosley at the Moncrief Village Apartments on the Northside.

Mosley and his girlfriend were at their apartment when McChriston and three co-defendants went to the home and told Mosley to come outside. After a verbal argument, Mosley walked away from the area. McChriston then shot the Mosley multiple times.

Co-defendant Richard Person was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison, with a 50-year minimum mandatory. Co-defendant Corey Bright was convicted of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He was sentenced to a total of 23 mandatory years for those convictions. Co-defendant James Williams pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree murder and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He was sentenced to 20 mandatory years.