Local man found guilty of manslaughter in 2017 shooting

Adeviante Russ was found guilty of manslaughter on Thursday. (WJHG)

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Adeviante Russ has been found guilty of manslaughter in the April 2017 shooting death of Gerald Smith, 25, at the Macedonia Garden Apartments.

Russ, who was 17 at the time, shot Smith several times in the torso during a dispute. Smith later died at the hospital.

Russ is set to be sentenced on June 19.

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