UNIONTOWN, Ohio (TCD) — A 75-year-old man was recently sentenced to prison for fatally shooting his relative during a Super Bowl party earlier this year.
According to a news release from the Uniontown Police Department, on the evening of Sunday, Feb. 13, officers responded to a home on Starlight Circle to a report of a shooting. At the scene, officers reportedly found the suspect, Alfred Lee Johnson, outside of the residence.
The victim, 41-year-old Nicholas Oostdyk, had been shot in the face and the stomach, WJW-TV reports. Police said the victim was transported to Akron City Hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.
According to WJW, Johnson confessed to shooting the victim with a .45-caliber pistol. Johnson reportedly said that his relative “said the wrong things.”
Other people at the Super Bowl party allegedly heard the gunshots but did not see the shooting.
Johnson was convicted the week of Nov. 14 and sentenced to 15 years to life with an additional three-year sentence for a firearm charge, WJW reports.
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