Man gets prison in son's friend's murder

December 8, 2008 4:07:19 PM PST
A Houston man convicted of killing his son's 11-year-old friend is going to prison.[SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Raymond Shaw, 59, was convicted of murder on Friday. He shot and killed Jonathan Dixson last year when he got angry because a group of kids would not leave his home. On Monday the jury sentenced Shaw to 15 years in prison, although the state had asked for 25 years.

Shaw must serve 7 ½ years before he's eligible for parole.

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