Midland County Jury Finds Man Guilty of Murder

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY - A Midland County Grand Jury has returned a verdict for a man accused of murder.

Officials tell NewsWest 9, Jurors found 26-year-old Christopher Hill guilty of murdering 28-year-old Jeremy Johnson at Johnson's home back in September of 2011.

Johnson was transported to Midland Memorial Hospital after being shot multiple times.

U.S. Marshal's later arrested Hill at a motel in Seminole County, Florida, 11 days later.

During the trial, Hill testified and admitted that he shot Johnson. However, Hill said that he shot Johnson because he was afraid that Johnson would shoot him.

Sentencing for Hill will take place on Tuesday.