Jury Convicts Flint Man of Manslaughter in Double Killing in Summer 2012
A jury convicted a Flint man of two counts of manslaughter Thursday afternoon in the shooting deaths of two people last summer at his home in the City of Flint.
On June 26, 2012, 44-year-old Roderick Harris shot and killed a man and a woman who had come to his home on E.Pulaski near Martin Luther King Avenue allegedly to collect a debt. Harris had claimed self defense as the reason for the shootings. Along with being found guilty on two counts of manslaughter, the jury also convicted him of felony firearm.
Harris is scheduled to be sentenced on September 23rd.