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Man sentenced to 20 years in prison for 2017 shooting

August 6, 2019

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man is sentenced to serve two decades in prison after being found guilty of a 2017 shooting.

Robert Rego, of Providence was given a 28-year sentence on Friday, with 20 years to serve and the rest suspended with probation, in connection with the shooting of Armande Moore in Central Falls on Jan. 3, 2017.

A jury found the 30-year-old Rego guilty of assault with a dangerous weapon, discharging a firearm while committing a crime of violence, and carrying a firearm without a license, on May 24.

Superior Court Justice Robert Krause determined Rego will serve 12 years without the possibility of parole.

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