Man pleads guilty in southern Idaho shooting case



This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho (AP) — A 38-year-old man police say shot a Mountain Home Air Force Base airman at a laundry in southern Idaho has pleaded guilty to aggravated battery with the use of a deadly weapon in the commission of a felony.

The Idaho Statesman reports (http://bit.ly/1MDvXTl) in a story on Monday that Lajuan C. Lee made the plea earlier this month in 4th District Court.

Elmore County Prosecutor Kristina Schindele declined to discuss the motive for the Feb. 29 shooting caught on a surveillance camera inside the laundry.

The airman survived the shooting but details of his injuries have not been released.

Lee faces up to 30 years in prison at his sentencing scheduled for Feb. 29.

___

Information from: Idaho Statesman, http://www.idahostatesman.com

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

The Associated Press

    SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

    Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast