TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A man who prosecutors say stole a car, fired a weapon and crashed into a school bus has been sentenced to time in prison.
The News Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1SJDC5Q) 35-year-old Sopheap Chith was convicted by a jury in 2014 of felonies including second-degree assault and drive-by shooting.
His sentence was shortened by a year Friday to 17 years and two months after an appeals court invalidated one of the convictions.
Prosecutors say Chith was driving a stolen car in 2013 when a witness saw him fire a weapon twice out of the window.
The witness began following, and prosecutors say Chith shot at the driver.
Prosecutors said Chith ran a red light and collided with the bus full of elementary school children.
No injuries were reported.
Information from: The News Tribune, http://www.thenewstribune.com
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