Man gets 24 years in prison for Ohio shooting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio man has been sentenced to 24 years in prison after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter and other charges stemming from a case in which prosecutors alleged he fired repeatedly into a duplex and killed one resident.

The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports a Franklin County judge on Monday sentenced 26-year-old Joseph D. Chrysinger III, of Columbus. Prosecutors had said Chrysinger was seeking revenge from a robbery at his apartment when he fired into the duplex on November 2011.

Prosecutors had argued Chrysinger fired into the side of the building where he thought the man responsible for the robbery lived, but he targeted the wrong side and killed 23-year-old Christopher Carroll.

Chrysinger on Monday said the shooting was an accident. His attorney didn’t respond to a request for comment.


Information from: The Columbus Dispatch,

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