Gaven Smith was seventeen years old from Florida when he shot and killed a classmate. According to court documents Gaven Smith would fatally shoot his West Nassau High School classmate in what police called a drug deal gone bad. This teen killer would be arrested, convicted and sentenced to fifteen years in prison.
Gaven Smith 2023 Information
|Name:||SMITH, GAVEN W|
|Initial Receipt Date:||12/22/2021|
|Current Facility:||R.M.C.- MAIN UNIT|
|Current Release Date:||02/14/2035|
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A now 18-year-old man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the Feb. 24, 2020, shooting death of 16-year-old Trenton Fort in Callahan.
Gaven Walker Smith, a West Nassau High School student like the victim at the time of the shooting, received the sentence after pleading guilty to third-degree murder on Sept. 24 in a Nassau County courtroom.
Circuit Court Judge James Daniel also ordered 10 years of probation for Smith, who also entered a guilty plea on a second charge of possession of a weapon by a juvenile delinquent last month.
Fort, a West Nassau High School football player, was shot in the chest while in a car parked with friends about 4:30 p.m. that day at Spring Lake Drive and Deer Run Road about 3 miles from the school. At the time, Undersheriff Roy Henderson said the students knew each other and were involved in a “drug deal gone bad.
Smith and co-defendant Ashton Tyler Riggs, 17 and 16 years old at the time, were initially charged as juveniles. But Nassau County Sheriff Bill Leeper upgraded them to adult status after their arrests
Riggs entered a plea in April that gave him a one-year jail sentence and five years’ probation, the State Attorney’s Office said. He had been charged as an accessory in the crime.
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Gaven Smith is currently incarcerated at the RMC Main Unit in Florida
Gaven Smith Release Date
Gaven Smith current release date is 2035