Gwynn Oak Man Gets Life for Woodlawn Murder
Antoine Reed was sentenced for a 2008 murder at Hunter's Crossing Apartments.
Antoine M. Reed Jr. was sentenced Tuesday in Baltimore County Circuit Court to life without parole in the 2008 shooting death of a Woodlawn apartment complex manager, according to a news release from the State's Attorney's office.
Judge John J. Nagle III sentenced Reed, of Gwynn Oak, in the death of Milton Barnes, the manager of the Hunter's Crossing Apartments complex. Reed was convicted by a jury in August of first-degree murder and unlawful use of a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence .
Barnes, "was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the head on June 24, 2008," according to the news release.
Barnes reportedly "had been having difficulties with an employee." Reed, a resident of Newfield Road in Gwynn Oak, was the boyfriend of that employee.
"Reed confronted Mr. Barnes on the morning of June 24, 2008 and shot him," according to the release.
The apartments are located at 6307 Monika Place in Woodlawn.
Reed was convicted in 1995 of second-degree murder in Baltimore City and was released in 2004. He is currently serving 10 years in federal prison for distributing cocaine.