A Columbia teen pleaded guilty in the shooting death of another teen last spring.
Today in Boone County court, 16-year-old Lamar Mayfield pleaded guilty to second degree murder and armed criminal action. Police say he shot and killed 17-year-old Bryan Rankin in April of 2012.
After he pleaded guilty, victim impact evidence was heard.
A judge sentenced Mayfield to 17 years in prison for both of the charges.