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AMITE, LA (WAFB) -

A 26-year-old man was sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter Monday.

District Attorney Scott Perrilloux said Jeremy Brown of Amite shot and killed Barry Bates at a party in September 2011.

According to reports, Brown had gotten into a fight at the party, but it was not with Bates.

Investigators said Brown then left the party, but returned a short time later and started shooting.

They added Bates was the only person hit.

The district attorney's office reported Brown also pleaded no contest to possession of Schedule II drugs, three counts of theft under $500 and simple criminal trespass.

The judge sentenced him to five years for the possession charge and he was given credit for time served on the others.

Perrilloux said the sentences will all run concurrently.

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