A man at the center of a controversial police shooting who was accused of killing a Pimlico Race Course security guard was convicted Tuesday evening of second-degree murder by a city jury.
Keith Davis Jr. was shot by police in June 2015, just hours after the fatal shooting of Pimlico guard Kevin Jones, 22. Nearly a year later, police said the gun recovered from scene where Davis was shot was matched to the gun used to kill Jones.
Davis, 26, of Columbia, has asserted that he was the victim of mistaken identity when he was pursued and shot by police , and that the gun was planted on him to justify the police shooting.
Jurors took less than two hours to deliberate, after...