The Philadelphia teenager charged in the 2010 shooting death of a 14-year-old was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole Wednesday.
Radames Sanabria, 17, was convicted in October in the death of 14-year-old Jerome Carlyle, Jr., the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office said.
According to the DA, Sanabria was found guilty for shooting Carlyle four times, killing him.
Investigators say the victim didn't know Sanabria until seconds before his death when the two crossed paths. After an argument, investigators say Sanabria shot the teenager for an unknown reason.
In a statement, the district attorney's office said Judge Linda Carpenter found that under a new statute for sentencing juveniles convicted of first degree murder, which includes a defendant's age and the safety of the community, the life sentence without parole was the appropriate sentence.
Rain arrives for the second half of the work week. Another fall-like blast of cool weather to follow for the weekend.
Scattered showers are possible tonight as a cold front approaches the area. Otherwise, the best chance for rain will be Thursday afternoon and night where we'll see on and off showers and thunderstorms.
Clouds and showers linger though much of Friday. We may still see a passing shower Saturday. Unseasonably cool air returns this weekend where both days only see high temps in the mid 70s with many of us falling into the 50s at night.