Terrance Montgomery was sentenced to life in prison after a Hampden County Superior Court Jury found him guilty of second degree murder in connection with a May 2018 shooting on Margerie Street.
The shooting death happened outside of a birthday party for a three year old.
When police arrived officers discovered a victim suffering from a gunshot wound who was located in the backyard; the victim was later identified as Mr. Paul Finegan, 23, of Springfield.
After the sentencing Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni told reporters, “The Springfield Police Department’s Homicide Unit put together a great investigation, which led to the arrest and now successful prosecution."
(Photo Credit: Hampden County DA)