JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A judge sentenced a convicted felon to life in prison for attempted murder Tuesday.
Michael Johnson, Jr., 23, was previously found guilty in June of attempted second degree murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
In September of 2010, Johnson shot E.J. James after the two were involved in an argument. James was attempting to walk away from the argument when Johnson shot him, according to the state attorney's office.
Johnson's criminal history includes convictions for burglary to a dwelling, grand theft of a motor vehicle and fleeing and eluding a police officer.
Johnson was also sentenced to 15 years in prison for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
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