Niles man sentenced for shooting and injuring a MI State Trooper

("Michigan State Police cars -- door seal on 1975 Plymouth Gran Fury" by Joe Ross, CC BY-SA 2.0)

The man who shot and injured a Michigan State Trooper is headed to prison.

A Berrien County Judge sentenced Isaac Ntabaazi to 36 months to five years for being a felon in possession of a firearm, another 36 months to five years for carrying a concealed weapon, 16 months to two years for discharging the weapon recklessly, two years for each felony firearm count, and 100 months to 15 years for resisting and obstructing.

Trooper Jason Devries was shot on October 6th of last year after stopping the car Ntabazi was riding in near downtown Niles. Leader Publications reports the trooper shot his 24 year-old shooter twice, which resulted in him losing his eyesight.


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