Man sentenced for 2015 murder

PEORIA - A man was sentenced Friday to 63 years in prison for killing one man and shooting another in 2015.

Darren Brown was sentenced to 55 years for killing Nikko Smith, and 8 years on aggravated battery charges for shooting another man. He must serve at least 85% of his sentence, but receives credit for the 25 months he's been in custody so far. Brown was found guilty in July.

There was a motioned filed to reconsider the case. That is scheduled for next week. 

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