- Associated Press - Saturday, September 16, 2017

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana man found guilty of attempted deliberate homicide for a shootout with a cabin owner has received a lengthy prison sentence.

The Independent Record reports that Kaleb Edward Daniels received a 60-year sentence for the attempted homicide charge this week. He also received 40 years for aggravated burglary and 20 years for tampering with evidence. All of the sentences will run consecutively.

Prosecutors have said the incident began when a couple arrived at their cabin in December and found Daniels and another man inside. Prosecutors say Daniels pointed a handgun at the homeowner and pulled the trigger, then tried to chamber another round when the gun didn’t fire.

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The homeowner then shot the man that was with Daniels, Jory Russell Strizich. Daniels fired again at the homeowner before fleeing.

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