Braxton Bird, 25, of South Bend, has been sentenced to 58 years in prison for the June 2022 murder of Rhema Harris.
Bird was found guilty in October of murder and criminal recklessness.
Bird has sentenced to 55 years for murder; he was also sentenced to 3 years for criminal recklessness, to be served consecutively in the Indiana Department of Corrections.
Harris was a corrections officer with St. Joseph County Police. She died after being struck by a bullet at a home on Milburn Avenue.
Witnesses say Bird and his 14-year-old brother fired shots from a vehicle. One of the bullets traveled into the home, killing Harris.