A Connecticut man has been acquitted of murder and first-degree assault charges in the shootings of two teenage brothers two years ago.
The New Haven Register reports that the New Haven jury also found 21-year-old Jeffrey Covington not guilty Thursday of conspiring to commit murder.
This is the case's second trial. A deadlocked jury had led to a mistrial in the October 2015 prosecution of Covington for the March 24, 2014, shooting that killed 17-year-old Taijhon Washington and injured his then-16-year-old brother, Travon, in New Haven.
Covington's attorney says prosecutors failed to show Covington had motive to shoot the brothers.