Jury finds Rodgers guilty of April 2013 murder

By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email

ELKHART, Ind. A jury has found Leeshawn Rodgers, 20, guilty of gunning down an acquaintance.

Rodgers murdered Eddie Johnson, 34, in April of last year.

Rodgers was reportedly talking with friends outside an Elkhart home, when Johnson approached him and the two walked around the corner of the house.

According to our reporting partners at The Elkhart Truth, witnesses heard gunshots and saw Johnson fall.

Rodgers faces up to 65 years in prison, and will be sentenced March 13.


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