- Associated Press - Thursday, July 14, 2016

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A 26-year-old man has been sentenced to prison for assault with intent to commit murder and the use of a firearm during a crime of violence.

U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis, in a news release Wednesday, said U.S. District Judge David C. Bramlette III during a hearing Tuesday sentenced Ruben Cruz, of Philadelphia, Mississippi, to 15 years in prison followed by three years of supervised release.

Davis says the assault took place on the Choctaw Indian Reservation located near Philadelphia, Mississippi.

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