- Associated Press - Monday, June 23, 2014

BIG RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - A Detroit-area man charged in the shooting of a Ferris State University student at an off-campus apartment in February will spend up to six years in prison.

TV stations WPBN-WTOM report (https://bit.ly/1uZblx5 ) that 21-year-old DeCory Downing was sentenced Monday.

Downing, of Macomb County, had pleaded no contest to two counts each of assault with a dangerous weapon and having a firearm in a felony. A no contest plea isn’t an admission of guilt, but is treated as such for sentencing.

He originally faced 17 charges, including attempted murder.

The university has said that Downing wasn’t a student at the school in Big Rapids. The victim was treated at a Grand Rapids hospital and released.

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Information from: WPBN-TV, https://www.tv7-4.com


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