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Man sentenced to life in prison for 2011 homicide |

Man sentenced to life in prison for 2011 homicide

| Thursday, September 27, 2012 3:59 p.m

An Allegheny County judge on Thursday sentenced a Downtown man to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the September 2011 shooting death of another man in the Hill District.

Common Pleas President Judge Donna Jo McDaniel sentenced Rudy Davis, 24, for the murder of Phillip Harrison, 26, of the Hill District. A jury convicted Davis in July of first degree murder and illegal possession of a firearm.

Police said Davis wore a clown mask when he chased Harrison down and shot him several times. Harrison died at UPMC Mercy.

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