St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Minneapolis man has been sentenced in federal court for his conviction in a deadly attempted robbery case.

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Police said 31-year-old Marlow Carson was armed when he entered a business last April in Minneapolis. He pointed a handgun at the owner, demanding money.

When Carson tried to get behind the counter, a friend of the owner tried to close the door and was shot several times point-blank, in the chest. He later died.

Hennepin County Attorney (click to enlarge)
Hennepin County Attorney (click to enlarge)

Carson pleaded guilty in December. Monday, he was sentenced to 30 years in prison.

He was also charged with 2nd-degree murder in Hennepin County. He pleaded guilty on March 1st. He will be sentenced on March 29th.

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