Harvey man sentenced to 35 years in prison in Waggaman manslaughter case

A Harvey man who admitted he killed another man outside a Waggaman daiquiri shop five years ago was sentenced Wednesday (Feb. 23), to 35 years in prison.

Raheem Robinson, 23, shot Albert Bullock in the head early on the morning of Jan. 26, 2011, outside the business in the 8700 block of River Road. Bullock, 24, of Gretna, died at the scene.

Robinson pleaded guilty to manslaughter in November 2013. He also pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit second-degree murder and illegal discharge of a firearm, both in connection with Bullock’s death.

Judge Stephen Grefer of the 24th Judicial District Court sentenced Robinson to 35 years for the manslaughter, 35 years for the conspiracy to commit second-degree murder and 20 years for the illegal discharge of a firearm. He ran the sentences concurrently.

Robinson is one of three people to be sent to prison in the Bullock homicide. Harry Smoot, 30, of Avondale, and Terrance J. Antoine, 34, of Harvey, pleaded guilty in 2013 to obstruction of justice in a homicide for removing Bullock’s gun from his body.

Smoot was sentenced to seven years in prison, and Antoine was sentenced to 15 years in prison, records show.

Last year, Robinson was sentenced to three years in prison after he pleaded guilty to battery on a corrections officer. Separately, he’s serving a 13-year prison sentence for an armed robbery he committed in November 2011, to which he pleaded guilty in January 2012.

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