3 Sentenced In 2010 Shooting Death

Posted at 12:25 PM, Jan 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-29 13:25:04-05

Officials have confirmed three Clarksville men have been sentenced in the death of a man during a home-invasion robbery.

Authorities said 27-year-old Jerry Dinkins was sentenced to 300 months in prison Friday.

On December 2, 24-year-old Cornell Oliver was sentenced to 300  months and 26-year-old Blake Wright was sentenced to 285 months.

According to their plea agreements, the three men planned a home-invasion robbery on October 27, 2010 at a home where a man was known to cook and sell substantial amounts of crack cocaine. He was also known to have large amounts of cash.

There were at least eight people inside when the three men got to the home. One of them kicked open the door and they entered, demanding money and drugs from the victim.

One of the men then hit the victim with a gun. They forced him outside and he said he did not have any money or drugs.

People inside the home reported hearing multiple gunshots, but it was not known which man fired the weapon.

Authorities said the three defendants fled. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.