18-year-old sentenced to 20 years in Midway Avenue deadly shooting

An 18-year-old Dayton man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the shooting death of Timothy Delaney, according to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office.

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Bryant L. Lee was reportedly convicted of involuntary manslaughter and aggravated burglary after entering a guilty plea on Dec. 19.

On Sept. 4, Delaney’s girlfriend woke up to a loud boom and found him on living room floor of their Midway Avenue home, according to the prosecutor’s office.

Delaney reportedly was shot in the head.

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Lee initially pleaded not guilty during a Sept. 20 arraignment, according to court documents.

Lee was sentenced to 11 years on the involuntary manslaughter charge and six years on aggravated burglary.

There also was a three-year firearm specification with the aggravated burglary charge.

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All of the sentences will be served consecutively, according to the prosecutor’s office.

In addition, Lee was ordered to pay $6,910 in restitution for Delaney’s funeral expenses.

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