A northeast Missouri teen who pleaded guilty to shooting another teen has learned his fate.
Tyler Treece, 19, of Glenwood, Mo., entered the guilty plea in October to charges of first degree assault and shooting into a motor vehicle.Treece, who could have received up to life in prison, was sentenced to ten years by Circuit Judge Russell Steele on Tuesday.Adair County Prosecutor Matt Wilson had asked for 15 years, while the defense had requested probation.
Treece was involved in the shooting over Thanksgiving weekend of last year. The victim, who was fourteen at the time of the incident, survived the shooting. Treece had claimed that he thought the gun was not loaded at the time.Previous stories...Teen admits to shooting 14-year-old girl - Monday, October 22, 2012Tyler Treece admits to shooting 14-year-old girl on Thanksgiving weekend last year. Treece enters a plea of not guilty - Tuesday, December 20, 2011Tyler Treece is charged with First-degree assault, shooting at a motor vehicle, armed criminal action, second-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child. New court date for shooting suspect - Wednesday, December 14, 2011A northeast Missouri teen charged in connection with a Thanksgiving weekend shooting, was in court Wednesday morning. Treece: no bond reduction - Wednesday, November 30, 2011Next court date is set. Kirksville Police investigating a shooting - Monday, November 28, 2011Kirksville Police are investigating a shooting.