Alabama executes man for 1994 murder of store clerk

Ronald Bert Smith Jr., 45, was put to death by lethal injection, The Associated Press reported. Smith was convicted for the Nov. 8, 1994, shooting death of Huntsville store clerk Casey Wilson. Jurors convicted Smith of capital murder in 1995 and recommended life imprisonment by a 7-5 vote. However, the judge in the case sentenced Smith to death.