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Man sentenced to probation after child shoots 6-year-old


August 1, 2021

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence man has been sentenced to a year of probation after a boy in his home shot and critically injured a 6-year-old friend last year.

Rashun B. Lewis, 28, pleaded no contest in June to aggravated endangering a child.

Judge Sally Pokorny noted during sentencing Friday that Lewis had no prior criminal history and state sentencing guidelines call for probation. Attorneys had agreed on the sentence, The Lawrence Journal-World reported.

Lewis will be required to write a letter of apology to the victim and his family and will be prohibited from owning or possessin...

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