YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A man serving 10 years in connection to a fraternity house shooting at Youngstown State University has been granted early judicial release.
Mark Jones asked a judge to let him out of prison on Tuesday, and his request was granted. Jones will be put on probation for five years.
He was four years into his 10-year sentence.
Jones was convicted of felonious assault in the 2011 shooting that killed Jamail Johnson near a fraternity house at YSU. Police say Jones handed a gun to his brother, Columbus Jones, who fired the deadly shots.
Columbus Jones is serving a life sentence.