A 20-year-old man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for the death of a woman struck by a stray bullet at a Kansas City arts event.

The Kansas City Star reports a judge on Tuesday sentenced Deon’te Copkney to 18 years for second-degree murder for his role in Erin Langhofer's 2019 death.

The Overland Park, Kansas woman was shot in the head during a First Friday event.

Thousands of people were mingling in the city’s Crossroads District when gunfire erupted. Police say she wasn't connected to the fight that prompted the shooting.

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