A Caddo Parish jury late Thursday, October 12, 2017, found a Shreveport man guilty of manslaughter in the gunshot slaying of his mother’s boyfriend in 2015.

The five-man, seven-woman jury voted 10-1 to convict McKinley Trumann Efferson, 26, deliberating just under three hours.

Efferson will return to District Judge Brady O’Callaghan’s courtroom on Nove,ber 13, 2017, for sentencing. He faces up to 40 years in prison.

Efferson was accused of the January 16, 2015 slaying of Reginald Wess. Wess, 50, was shot multiple times inside a residence in the 100 block of South Greenbrook Loop.

Prosecutors were assistant district attorneys Monique Y. Metoyer and Mekisha Smith Creal. Efferson’s defense attorneys are Mary Harried and Carlos Prudhomme.