- Associated Press - Thursday, August 14, 2014

DENVER (AP) - A judge has sentenced a Denver man to 76 years in prison after he was convicted of shooting and wounding his ex-girlfriend as well as stalking and harassing her.

The Denver Post reports (http://tinyurl.com/pugpr87 ) Christopher Lyle Fields was sentenced Thursday.

Fields was was found guilty in June on charges of attempted first-degree murder, retaliation, stalking and harassment.

Authorities say Fields stepped in front of the victim’s car as she was driving on an Interstate 25 exit ramp during morning rush hour on Jan. 9, 2009. He fired one round through the windshield and left on a motorcycle.

Bullet fragments wounded the victim.

Fields was later arrested in New Mexico. He had cut off a GPS ankle monitor he was ordered to wear in a stalking case against the victim.

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Information from: The Denver Post, http://www.denverpost.com

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