Man Sentenced for Murder, Attempted Murder in 2006 Shooting

Antwan Peppers
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TOPEKA, Kan. - A Topeka man will serve 73 years for the murder of one man and shooting of another.

Antwan Peppers received a Hard 50 life sentence Wednesday, September 3 for the murder of Jermaine Cunningham on July 15, 2006.

Terrell Hayes-Osby was in the car with Cunningham that night and was also shot in the driveby shooting.

Peppers received 23 years for injuring Hayes-Osby.

District Attorney Robert Hecht has said the shooting may have been gang-related and in retaliation for a shooting earlier the same day that Hayes-Osby pleaded guilty to.

Hayes-Osby testified against Peppers as part of a plea deal.