A District man convicted in the 2010 fatal shooting of a Catholic University student will be sentenced Friday at 3 p.m. in D.C. Superior Court, a court spokeswoman confirmed.


Neil Godleski, who was shot and killed in August 2010. (Courtesy of the U.S. Attorney’s Office)

“This was a case about the terrible power of choice and the terrible awesomeness of randomness,” prosecutor Stephen Gripkey told the jury in his closing argument, The Washington Post reported at the time. “Mr. Godleski just happened to be going by that evening.”

Foreman will be sentenced by Judge Robert E. Morin.

by Emily Langer

A District man convicted in the 2010 fatal shooting of a Catholic University student will be sentenced Friday at 3 p.m. in D.C. Superior Court, a court spokeswoman confirmed.


Neil Godleski, who was shot and killed in August 2010. (Courtesy of the U.S. Attorney’s Office)

“This was a case about the terrible power of choice and the terrible awesomeness of randomness,” prosecutor Stephen Gripkey told the jury in his closing argument, The Washington Post reported at the time. “Mr. Godleski just happened to be going by that evening.”

Foreman will be sentenced by Judge Robert E. Morin.