4 Sentenced In Connection With 10-Year-Old’s Fatal Shooting

CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) –Four men were sentenced Monday in connection with a 10-year-old girl’s shooting death in 2014.

Ta’Niyah Thomas was shot and killed during an attempted home invasion in Washington County.

Malik Thomas, 21, Anthian Goehring, 29, Douglas Cochran Jr., 19, and Richard White, 19, were all charged in the case.

According to the Observer-Reporter, Cochran pleaded guilty to third-degree murder, among other charges, and was sentenced to 22 to 50 years in prison.

Goehring also pleaded guilty to third-degree murder and was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison.

Thomas and White pleaded guilty to several charges, including conspiracy to commit homicide. Thomas was sentenced to 4 to 8 years in prison, while White was sentenced to 3 to 6 years.

Police said the suspects thought people inside of the apartment had money, and they fired shots through a closed door.

Ta’Niyah heard the commotion, got out…

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