Dayton man sentenced in deadly March shooting

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Michael Martin will spend 30-years-to-life behind bars for killing Gary Tisdale on March 26.

Martin is also ordered to pay nearly $8,000 in funeral costs. He was sentenced Monday. He was found guilty in June of six counts including two counts of murder and two counts of felonious assault.READ MORE: Man found guilty in March fatal shooting

Prosecutors say Tisdale was shot after a dispute with Martin. They say Martin fired a gun while sitting in his car through the open sunroof at Tisdale. Police said Tisdale drove away after being shot in the chest and crashed his car with two passengers in it due to his injuries. Tisdale was pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: Victim ID’d in deadly shooting in Dayton neighborhood

Martin was also found guilty of having a weapon under a disability immediately after the verdict was read. This stemmed from a prior drug arrest.

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