A man from Washington, D.C. was sentenced to life in prison plus 25 years for shooting and killing a man in Takoma Park last year.
Abraham Douglas, 21, was sentenced in Montgomery County Circuit Court on Monday, according to the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office (MCSAO).
He was sentenced for the death of 23-year-old Ahamdou Bamba Gueye of Takoma Park.
The crime occurred April 22, 2022 in broad daylight in the Park Ritchie Apartments parking lot at 7600 Maple Avenue, according to MCSAO.
Douglas was charged with burglarizing a residence on Kennebec Avenue after he shot Gueye. Takoma Park Police officers recovered a handgun, a 50-round drum magazine and red tip bullets during his arrest.
He was convicted in December of first-degree murder, use of a firearm in commission of a felony and third-degree burglary.
According to MCSAO, Douglas was sentenced to life for first-degree murder, plus 20 years for use of a firearm in commission of a felony and an additional five years for third-degree burglary.