NewsLocal News

Actions

Jerred Ballard sentenced in connection to death of Zachary Frey

Posted: 11:08 AM, May 16, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-16 15:08:21Z
Ballardjpg.jpg

JACKSON, Mich. — 20-year old Jerred Ballard was sentenced on Thursday morning.

He pleaded guilty in April to second degree murder and felony firearms charges in the shooting death of 18-year old Zachary Frey.

Frey died after being shot on Union Street in the backseat of a vehicle last November.

The bullet hit Frey in the head, killing him.

“The Jackson City Police Department did an excellent job investigating this case, particularly Detective Noppe,” said Prosecutor Jerry Jarzynka.

Ballard was sentenced to 30-60 years in prison for second degree murder and 2 years for felony firearm.

Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere.

Download our free app for Apple and Android

and

Sign up for newsletters emailed to your inbox.

Select from these options: Breaking News, Severe Weather, School Closings, Daily Headlines and Daily Forecasts.

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook