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Sentencing date set for Franklin Co. man convicted of manslaughter

RUSSELLVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A Franklin County man convicted of manslaughter will be sentenced May 17.

51-year-old Hershel Graham faced a murder charge for the shooting of David Andrasik. The jury convicted Graham of the lesser charged of manslaughter.

Graham told jurors he begged Andrasik to get off his property before shooting him. The men were arguing over an issue with a dog.

Prosecutors said Graham never called police, or tried to defuse the argument before pulling his gun.

Graham will be sentenced at the Franklin County Courthouse in Russellville. He remains out of jail on bond.

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