Man accused of killing 2-year-old in drive-by found guilty

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WSOC) — A jury found Ellis Royster guilty of first degree murder in the fatal shooting of a 2-year-old boy while he was in his stroller back in 2010.

Ellis Royster claims he did not fire the shots that killed Amias Robinson in 2010. Royster told jurors he was inside when he heard the shots fired.

On Tuesday, when Royster was asked by his attorney if he fired the shots that ultimately killed Robinson, Royster said, “No.”

Initially, another person was arrested and spent months in jail.

The 2-year-old was shot and killed in a drive by shooting in August 2010.

Read more: WSOC

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