Jury finds Colbert County man guilty of manslaughter

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James Christopher Martin (center) is on trial for the shooting death of Grant Campbell in Sheffield. (Carter Watkins / WHNT News 19)

COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – After an hour of deliberations Wednesday morning, a jury found James Christopher Martin guilty of manslaughter.

Martin was charged with the shooting death of Grant Campbell in November of 2013.  His trial began last week.

Campbell was shot six times.  Three of those were in the chest.  Defense attorney Tim Case argued Martin was acting in defense when Campbell was killed.

For more on the trial, click here.