At left, Brandon Townsend waits to enter an Alford plea to voluntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Lew “Ron” Hood at a Chapel Hill home in May 2014. An Alford plea allows Townsend to plead guilty to the charge without admitting guilt.
At left, Brandon Townsend waits to enter an Alford plea to voluntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Lew “Ron” Hood at a Chapel Hill home in May 2014. An Alford plea allows Townsend to plead guilty to the charge without admitting guilt. Tammy Grubb tgrubb@heraldsun.com
At left, Brandon Townsend waits to enter an Alford plea to voluntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Lew “Ron” Hood at a Chapel Hill home in May 2014. An Alford plea allows Townsend to plead guilty to the charge without admitting guilt. Tammy Grubb tgrubb@heraldsun.com

2nd Durham man gets 4 to 6 years for fatal shooting in Chapel Hill

June 07, 2017 5:30 PM