- Associated Press - Monday, February 2, 2015

GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say a man who was shot five times by Mount Holly police nearly two years ago is facing prison after pleading guilty to a number of charges.

The Gaston Gazette reports (https://bit.ly/1CTnfzx) Jmar Demontae Davis was sentenced to 60 days in prison Monday after he pleaded guilty to several misdemeanor charges, including speeding, driving while impaired and, carrying a concealed weapon.

Once released, Davis will be on two years of probation.

Police say officers shot Davis five times in February 2013 after he was stopped for speeding, Officers said Davis reached for a gun, and while he never shot at police, he was charged with two felony counts of assault on a police officer. The felony charges were dismissed, and the officers were deemed to have acted reasonably.


Information from: The Gaston Gazette, https://www.gastongazette.com

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