- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 23, 2018

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A 24-year-old Omaha man has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2016 shooting death a 55-year-old woman.

The Omaha World-Herald reports that Michael Goynes was sentenced Monday to the a mandatory life term after being convicted in November of first-degree murder and weapons counts in the shooting death of Barbara Williams.

Police say Goynes fired 10 shots at two rival gang members outside an Omaha apartment building in April 2016. Police say Williams was not a target, but was standing outside her apartment when she was hit by one of the bullets, killing her.


Information from: Omaha World-Herald, http://www.omaha.com

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