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Teenage Sniper Gets 42 Years Behind Bars

Last updated on Friday, December 28, 2007

(BROWNSTOWN) - Gaston teenager Zachariah Blanton was sentenced yesterday to 42 years in prison after pleading guilty to killing a man and wounding another in a series of 2006 sniper shootings on Interstate 65 near Seymour.

The 18-year-old killed 40-year-old Jerry L. Ross of New Albany.

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