- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 27, 2017

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon high school student who fired shotgun blasts into a home with seven people inside has been sentenced to six years in prison.

The Mail Tribune reports (https://is.gd/Ve9PCo ) Felipe Villalba pleaded guilty Monday to attempted first-degree assault. He was 18 at the time of the December 2016 shooting.

According to an affidavit, the Phoenix High student said he grew paranoid about a Facebook post made by someone who lived in the house. Villalba, who was taking an anti-anxiety drug, then went to Talent and shot through a window into the house.

Authorities say Villalba bragged about the shooting at school and posted a photo of himself with the shotgun on Snapchat.

Villalba declined to make a statement in court. Defense lawyer Larry Roloff said Villalba essentially had a breakdown.


Information from: Mail Tribune, https://www.mailtribune.com/

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