Decatur, Illinois (WAND) – A Decatur man has been convicted of attempted murder.
Delahn L. Amos, 29, has been charged with two different crimes, including: Shooting death of 31-year-old Demetrius L. Maclin August 26, and Attempted murder of tattoo artist Authorities said a second suspect was involved. Macklin was found dead in his car on his 1200 block on N. Edward Street.
In the attempted murder, Amos was accused of carrying an AK-47 and working with 37-year-old LeBron J. Hines. Authorities said the victim thought he was going to tattoo someone in Hines’ family and drove to an address on North Edward Street before the shooting.
Investigators said Amos shot the victim multiple times with an AK-47 after Hines shot the victim and told Amos to “finish him.” Authorities reported finding multiple seriously injured victims on the street.
On Wednesday, Amos was found guilty of attempted murder, aggravated battery, and felony possession of a gun during a bench trial.
Sentencing is set for December 2nd at 1:30pm
Another case in which Amos was accused of murder has yet to go to trial.
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