Prison term given
Barnes to serve 16 years in Bassett shooting
By PAUL COLLINS - Bulletin Staff Writer
Marcus Barnes of Fieldale was sentenced Wednesday to serve 16 years in prison in connection with the March 29 shooting death of William Bradley “Brad” Doss of Bassett.
Henry County Circuit Court Judge David V. Williams sentenced Barnes to 30 years in prison on a charge of second-degree murder, with 13 years active and the balance suspended with indefinite probation.
Williams also sentenced Barnes to three years in prison, the mandatory minimum sentence, on a charge of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. The sentences will run consecutively.
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