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Merlin Shooting Suspect Sentenced

MERLIN, Ore. – A man who fired a gun in Merlin, hitting a by-stander in the calf, will spend 180 days behind bars.

Cory Maynard appeared in the Josephine County Courthouse again on Monday for sentencing on assault and unlawful use of a weapon charges. He will have to pay $560.00 to the county and $39.29 to the victim.

Investigators say in March, Maynard fired a gun, and shot 68-year-old Virginia Horton in her right calf as she stood next to her car.