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Fort Thompson man sentenced for illegally shooting wildlife

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FORT THOMPSON, S.D. (AP) - A Fort Thompson man accused of illegally shooting wildlife has been sentenced to serve a year and a day in prison.

Richard Coleman, 25, also was ordered to pay $11,750 in restitution.

U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says Coleman illegally shot a bald eagle, a snowy owl and deer late last year and early this year. Coleman also faced a weapons charge. He pleaded guilty in August.












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