Fort Wayne man convicted in barbershop murder

James Dodson, Jr., 34, was found guilty of murder and criminal recklessness Wednesday.

Posted: Oct 30, 2019 4:18 PM
Updated: Oct 31, 2019 4:09 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - An Allen County jury convicted a man in the fatal shooting a Fort Wayne Barber.

James Dodson, Jr., 34, was found guilty of murder and criminal recklessness Wednesday.

Dodson shot and killed Michael Lovett, Jr. at his barbershop on Lake Avenue in April after an argument.

Dodson then fled to Mississippi where he was arrested.

He is scheduled to be sentenced in November.

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