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Man gets prison time for shooting friend

Man gets prison time for shooting friend



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HARRISVILLE -- He shot his friend in the head during a drunken argument and now Mark Austin Maxwell will spend the next one to 15 years in prison.

Maxwell was convicted of attempted murder in connection with the shooting of Victor Pacheco in Harrisville in February.

According to court documents, Maxwell and Pacheo began arguing after Pacheo said it was "dumb" for Maxwell to drive drunk. Maxwell then said he would show Pacheo what was dumb and fired a bullet into his head.

Pacheo lost an eye as a result of the shooting.

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