UPDATE| Club Fiesco shooter sentenced to 5 years after killing bystander

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- A judge sentences a man five years in prison after he pleaded guilty to shooting and killing a bystander in 2013.

Deontre Hubert was 18-years-old at the time of the shooting. He pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter for the death of 21-year-old Edward Yancey. Yancey was shot in the parking lot outside of Club Fiesco in 2013. Investigators say he was an innocent bystander.

Hubert is sentenced to five years in prison followed by five years of probation.

Friday, Feb. 15, 2013

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- Bond has been set for the man accused in the New Year's Day shooting at Club Fiesco in Augusta.

Deontre Hubert was granted $75,000 bond for his murder charge and $25,000 for his weapons charge in court on Friday.

Hubert is accused of fatally shooting Edward Yancey, a man who investigators say was just an innocent bystander.

Since the shooting, the club has sparked controversy among Augusta commissioners. On Feb. 6, commissioners voted to suspend the club's liquor and beer license for 90 days.

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