UPDATE: Verdict Reached In Lorenzo Kent Murder Trial

By WTVO WQRF Newsroom

Published 04/14 2014 12:09PM

Updated 04/21 2014 04:53PM

Lorenzo Kent
Lorenzo Kent

UPDATE (4/21/14): A jury found Kent guilty of 1st degree murder Monday afternoon.

ROCKFORD - Trial begins for prime suspect allegedly involved in a drive-by shooting

Lorenzo Kent Jr., 24, is charged with counts of 1st degree murder.  On Monday, the court began the process of selecting a jury.

Police believe Kent shot and killed 30 year-old Donmarquis Jackson in May 2013.  It happened in the 1400 block of Nelson Blvd.

Kent was already in custody at the Winnebago Co. Jail on another charge when investigators added murder to his rap sheet.

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