Two men sentenced for role in Anisa Scott killing now seeking lighter punishment
MADISON, Wis. — Two men are pursuing lighter punishments after they were both recently sentenced for their roles in a shooting that killed 11-year-old Anisa Scott in August 2020.
Both 18-year-old Andre Brown and 21-year-old Perrion Carreon were sentenced earlier this month for their role in Scott’s death and for trying to kill a man who was in the same car as the 11-year-old when she was shot in the head.
The men had originally been charged with first-degree intentional homicide as a party to a crime for Scott’s death and attempted first-degree intentional homicide for trying to kill Christopher Carthens. Brown and Carreon later pled guilty to lesser charges as part of a plea deal prosecutors agreed to earlier this summer.
A third defendant in the case, Jerry Ward, is set to stand trial in early November for his role in Scott’s death. Jury selection is scheduled for Nov. 7 and the trial itself is scheduled to start on Nov. 8.
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