Verdict reached in death of Denver Broncos player

DENVER (AP) - Jurors have reached a verdict in the trial of a man charged with murdering Denver Broncos cornerback Darrent Williams.

The decision was expected to be read in court shortly.

Defendant Willie Clark was taken to the courtroom Thursday to hear the decision.

Williams, a one-time star at Fort Worth's O.D. Wyatt High School, was killed on New Year's Day 2007.

Prosecutors say Clark fired the fatal shots from an SUV that pulled up beside a rented limo carrying Williams and some friends.

Defense attorneys say Clark is a scapegoat who wasn't even in the SUV.

Prosecutors say Clark was angry over an altercation between two groups in a nightclub just before the shooting.

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