Bridgeville man to spend life in prison for 2018 fatal shooting

BRIDGEVILLE, Del. – A Bridgeville man who fatally shot a man in May 2018 has will spend the of his life in prison.

Mcarthur Risper Jr. was convicted of first degree murder, first degree conspiracy, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, by a Sussex County Superior Court jury.

In May 2018, 41-year-old Corey Bailey of Bridgeville was standing with a friend in the 21000 block of Mill Park Drive when Risper got out of a car and shot him.

Risper will be formally sentenced in January.

Our original story on the incident can be found here.

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