During a struggle between Williams and the group, Williams fired a gun, striking Layne Hall in the chest and killing him.
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“Far too often, the combination of drug transactions and firearms results in death. As alleged, this case involves a fatal shooting over a few pounds of marijuana,” U.S. Attorney David M. DeVillers said. “This case – the first ever federal murder case in Cincinnati – highlights this office’s emphasis on combating violent crime.”
Williams faces up to life in prison if convicted.