Man pleads guilty in unauthorized club killing

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A Wilmington man will spend between seven and nine years in prison after pleading guilty in a deadly shooting in 2014.

Mitchell Lewis pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury for the shooting death of Edmund Lane and assault of Danny Miller. The shooting happened in August of 2014 at a home on South 6th Street that was operating as an illegal nightclub. The shooting started as an argument between Lane and another man, Cordero Pridgen. Lewis was arrested about a month later in Washington, D.C.

First degree and attempted first degree murder charges were dismissed against Pridgen.

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