GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - A man arrested in Texas last summer has been found guilty of a 2004 Grand Rapids murder.
Andrew Scott of Lewisville, Texas, was found guilty Monday on one count of murder and one count of felony firearms.
Tahari Braggs was fatally shot May 11, 2004 while he sat inside his vehicle on Alexander Street SE in Grand Rapids. Braggs, 25, had stopped his vehicle to talk with people in another vehicle on the street.
Multiple gunshots were fired from that other vehicle, striking Braggs, police said. Investigators said the shooting was the result of an altercation that occurred a day earlier between Braggs and acquaintances.
After a lengthy investigation, the case went cold. But in September 2009, the Kent Metro Cold Case Team reopened the case.
In June 2011, cold case investigators arrested Scott in Dallas, Texas and he was soon extradited to Michigan.
Scott will be sentenced as a habitual offender. Sentencing is scheduled for July 31.
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