After deliberating for two hours and 45 minutes, a jury found a Moultrie teen not guilty on all counts, including murder, in the shooting of 18-year-old Juan Giron-Lopez.
19-year-old Maurice Lewis Welch was arrested in January 2010 in the shooting of 18-year-old Juan Giron-Lopez outside a home on Joe Louis Avenue.
Lewis Welch had been charged with felony murder, two counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, and criminal attempt to commit a felony.
Two co-defendants in the case have already been sentenced and are serving prison terms.
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