The suspect in a Fishersville shooting has been found guilty of first-degree murder, aggravated wounding and firearms charges.
A judge recommended a sentence of 58 years in prison for 23-year-old Jerad Michael Ross.
Ross gunned down Melvin Jordan, 48, last May during an argument outside the Skyline Motel. Jordan died six months later.
A doctor testified Thursday that Jordan's death stemmed from a blood clot caused by the shooting.
Melvin Jordan's brother, Fred Jordan, says he's happy with the guilty verdict but says it's a sad situation for everyone involved.
"On top of my brother's being...got killed. But just seeing another African-American go down to dust. Full of life, young, made a wrong decision," Fred said.
Ross will be formally sentenced sometime this summer.
Reported by Ken Slack and Tara Todd.