- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 2, 2015

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A man who pleaded guilty in the shooting death of his brother-in-law during a family party over the Labor Day weekend last year has been sentenced to 10 to 32 years in prison.

The Bucks County Courier Times reports that 64-year-old William Rivera of Bristol was sentenced Wednesday in Bucks County Court.

Rivera pleaded guilty earlier this year to third-degree murder and other charges in the August 2014 shooting death of 59-year-old George Rodriguez of Trenton, New Jersey.

Police said Rivera and Rodriguez were at a family party in Rivera’s home on the holiday weekend and got into an argument, and the defendant then got a 12-gauge shotgun and shot the victim.

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