BLAIR COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) – A jury has been selected for a trial against a man who is accused of killing a 15-year-old.
Damien Green, now 19, was 15 when he and three other teens were arrested and charged in the February 25, 2020, fatal shooting of 15-year-old Devon Pfirsching of Altoona, according to Police.
Green is charged with second degree murder, conspiracy to commit robbery and other related charges. The other three teens have pleaded guilty and are serving sentences in state prison.
Seven women and five men, plus four alternates (three men and one woman), were picked on Monday, June 5 in the Blair County court, according to Blair County District Attorney Pete Weeks and Attorney Dan Kiss.
Owen Southerland, 17, has been sentenced to 35 years to life and will be eligible for parole after 35 years. He pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and robbery, along with criminal conspiracy to commit robbery, criminal use of communications facility, illegally carrying a firearm and minor not to possess a firearm.
Omedro Davis Jr., 18, has pleaded guilty to third-degree murder and a slew of other charges. He will be sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison.
Logan Persing, 18, pleaded guilty to third-degree murder and robbery-related charges. He will be sentenced to 17 to 34 years in prison.
Green’s trial is slated to begin later this month.