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Keith Davis Jr. convicted of second-degree murder, handgun charges in death of Kevin Jones

Keith Davis Jr. convicted of second-degree murder, handgun charges in death of Kevin Jones

Keith Davis Jr. was convicted on second-degree murder and use of a firearm in a violent crime charges in the shooting death of Kevin Jones, a security guard at Pimlico Race Course who was shot and killed near the track on the morning of June 7, 2015.

The jury of eight African-American women, two white men, and two African-American men acquitted Davis of a first-degree murder charge.

Following the verdict, Baltimore City Police Commissioner Kevin Davis arrived outside the courthouse to meet with Jones' parents, Gloria Hill and Reginald Jones.

"I'm so sorry for your loss," he told them.

He offered more words of condolence and hugged Hill as she wiped...

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