Man gets life sentence for Collier shooting
A judge has handed down a life sentence for the man convicted of
attempted first-degree murder in the shooting of former
Jacksonville Jaguars offensive lineman Richard Collier.
The state attorney’s office says Judge Mallory Cooper sentenced
33-year-old Tyrone Hartsfield on Thursday. He was convicted last
Assistant State Attorney Bernie de la Rionda calls the decision
“the appropriate sentence.”
A message and an e-mail sent to Hartsfield’s attorney were not
Collier was shot six times last year as he waited in his car
outside a Jacksonville apartment building. He was paralyzed from
the waist down and his left leg was amputated.
Prosecutors say Hartsfield was seeking revenge after he was
knocked out in a fight with Collier in April at a nightclub.