Speedy Jury Decision: Ambulance Shooter Found Guilty (video)

By Eric DeFreeuw
By Emma Koch

February 6, 2013 Updated Feb 6, 2013 at 11:24 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) -- The fate of the man accused of riddling an ambulance with bullets last September, Dontay Martin, has now been decided by an Allen County jury.

The prosecution rested on the second day of trial and final arguments were made by both parties. Prosecutors said that by connecting on 37 of the shots fired, 19 striking the ambulance that was carrying stabbing victim Jermaine Boyle and 18 striking the Impala that was following the ambulance, Martin's intent to kill was clear.

Defense attorneys argued that it was impossible to tell how many of the shots fired were by Martin and that the witness testimonies the jury heard Monday were bought with plea deals.

The jury deliberated for less than an hour and the decision was unanimous. Martin has been found guilty on all nine counts. Of those nine, four include attempted murder. Sentencing is set for March 4th.

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