Bar bouncer gets 10 to 20 years in prison
in '05 killing
A 26-year-old Penn Hills bar bouncer
has been sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison for
shooting a patron dead and wounding three of his friends
Darnell Tolliver of Pittsburgh was
convicted in October of voluntary manslaughter and
aggravated assault in the Dec. 9, 2005, incident at the
Tolliver testified at his trial that
he fatally shot 24-year-old Jerry McCrommon III after the
victim and other rowdy patrons jumped him and the tavern
owner. Tolliver has said the men tried to grab the
licensed pistol he carried.
An Allegheny County judge on Tuesday
said McCrommon was an innocent bystander who was with his
brother and friends when they were kicked out of the bar.