Man Who Shot Girl In Knee Sentenced

Brian Kelly

HILLSBORO, Mo. (KMOX)- The Hillsboro man who ended an underage drinking party in Fenton by asking a 17-year-old girl if she wanted to keep her knee, and then shooting her with a shotgun, is now in prison.

Jacob West was sentenced this week to 12 years behind bars. He had pleaded guilty in January to assault and armed criminal action.

West was 18 at the time of the incident which occurred in a home on Fiedler lane in June of 2010.


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