Friday, March 7, 2014

Philadelphia Man Gets 20 Years for Celebratory Gunfire

A 47-year-old Philadelphia man was sentenced today to 20 years in prison for celebratory gunfire.
No one was hurt, but similar reckless and dangerous acts have cost lives — and ruined lives — over the years.
Francis Aponte was at an outdoor party near 4th and Indiana in June of 2012 when he was spotted by two Philadelphia police officers firing a gun into the air.  And that act, along with his significant criminal record that included at least one prior felony, has resulted in the 20-year sentence.

1 comment:

  1. So it wasn't just for firing into the air--I'm guessing the felon in possession charge went into the lengthy sentence. But good. Put this menace away for a long stretch.