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Man convicted of second-degree murder in July shooting death

A Shawnee County jury has convicted a man of second-degree murder in the July shooting death of another man.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that 33-year-old Tony Lee Foster was convicted Friday of second-degree murder and a weapons count in the July 9th fatal shooting of 36-year-old David Payne, of Topeka.

Officers responding to report of a shooting at a home in the northern part of the city found Payne with a gunshot wound to his torso.  He was rushed to a hospital, where he later died.

Foster will be sentenced at a later date.

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