Waterloo, IOWA – According to the court documents, the 29-year-old defendant was sentenced on Thursday.
His name is Stephen Phillips and he was sentenced to life in prison for the shooting death of Terrell Flowers.
The 29-year-old defendant was found guilty of first-degree murder in February.
The fatal shooting occurred in May 2020.
It happened on Crescent Place.
According to the court documents, the 29-year-old defendant reportedly threatened to kill Flowers after a previous argument, and Phillips contends the shooting was in self defense.
This story will be updated as new information become available.