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23 April 2009

Indianapolis Star (Indiana)

A judge handed down an eight-year prison sentence today to an Indianapolis man for felony neglect in a case brought after his 5-year-old son pulled his gun off a bookshelf and fatally shot his 4-year-old daughter. James Michael Booher, 27, and his attorney asked for a sentence that would have stopped short of prison. But Marion Superior Court Judge Sheila A. Carlisle said that despite his guilty plea and genuine remorse, the circumstances merited a stiff penalty. A... (GunPolicy.org)

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