Jahneil Douglas was shot and killed outside of Gino’s Pizza after a fight in July of 2020. The man arrested for killing Jahneil was Michael Mitchell Jr. a former professional basketball player.
The 26-year-old stands accused of fatally shooting Jahneil Douglas, 22, a defensive lineman for the University of Toledo’s football team, in July 2020. He argued from the stand Thursday in Lucas County Common Pleas Court that he did so in self-defense.
A jury returned a verdict in the trial against a Toledo man accused of killing a University of Toledo football player, according to ABC 13 of Toledo.
Michael Mitchell Jr. was found not guilty of murder and was found not guilty on a felonious assault charge in connection to the fatal shooting of Jahneil Douglas, 22.
Mitchell was found guilty of a felonious assault charge with a gun specification. He faces 2-8 years in prison. His sentencing is set for June 10.
Please keep the families in your prayers, no one wins when someone dies.