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Lansing man convicted in 2017 deadly shooting

Posted at 8:38 AM, Jan 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-26 09:19:31-05

A Lansing man has been convicted in the shooting death of another man last April.

Dequaries Jackson was found guilty Thursday of second-degree murder and felony weapons charges in the death of Westley Cheeks.

Cheeks was shot and killed inside a home on Shepard Street on April 1st, 2017. Jackson was arrested three days later in the Detroit area by a fugitive team.

He faces up to life in prison if convicted when he's sentenced next month.