Teen gets 17 years in prison for fatal shooting in Flagstaff

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A teenager who fatally shot a man at a Flagstaff recreation center has been sentenced to 17 years in prison. (Source: Flagstaff PD) A teenager who fatally shot a man at a Flagstaff recreation center has been sentenced to 17 years in prison. (Source: Flagstaff PD)
15-year-old Fernando Enriquez. (Source: Flagstaff PD) 15-year-old Fernando Enriquez. (Source: Flagstaff PD)
FLAGSTAFF, AZ (AP) -

A teenager who fatally shot a man at a Flagstaff recreation center has been sentenced to 17 years in prison.

The 15-year-old Fernando Enriquez previously pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and one count of armed robbery.

[ORIGINAL STORY: Flagstaff double shooting leaves 20-year-old man dead, 16-year-old boy injured]

Prosecutors say the teen killed 20-year-old Jacob Allen on March 3 after meeting him at the Hal Jensen Recreation Center for a marijuana sale.

Court documents show the boy attempted to rob Allen and pulled a gun on him before the pair exchanged gunfire.

[READ MORE: Flagstaff police arrest teen for homicide in weekend shooting]

The Arizona Daily Sun reports that Coconino County Attorney William Ring had recommended that the teen serve 18 years for murder and 10 years for the armed robbery, with both sentences being served concurrently.

The teen was given credit for time served for the eight months he's been in custody.

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