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Man gets life sentence for killing Enloe High student

Posted January 25, 2013 2:44 p.m. EST

— One of four men charged in the 2011 shooting death of an Enloe High School student has been sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty in the case, authorities said Friday.

Rodney Nigee Pledge Taylor, 21, of 5819 Spirit Court, was convicted this week of first-degree murder in the June 23, 2011, death of 16-year-old Darius Latrae Johnson.

Johnson was shot as he and two friends were walking in the 2800 block of Poole Road.

Three other men, Floyd Clifton Creecy Jr., Alexander Leon Walton and Solister Lester, also were charged with murder in the case.