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Baltimore man ordered to serve almost nine years in prison in slaying of half-brother

Note: Due to a clerical error in the court record, an earlier version of this story provided incorrect information regarding the sentence issued. It has been corrected here.

A Baltimore man was sentenced Monday to serve a day shy of nine years in prison for killing his half-brother in the parking lot of a Glen Burnie restaurant.

Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Paul A. Hackner imposed a 10-year sentence on Cornelius K. Johnson and suspended one year and a day of it, according to court records.

Johnson was ordered to be on supervised probation for five years after his release.

In November of last year Johnson, 25, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the Nov. 13, 2011 fatal shooting of Andrew "Drew" Johnson in the parking lot of Mo's Seafood.

According to prosecutors, Cornelius Johnson had ended a romantic relationship with a woman with whom he had a son. He shot his half-brother after learning that Drew Johnson had secretly become romantically involved with her, prosecutors said. They said the victim may have had a weapon.


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