Man gets life for shooting ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend

July 13, 2018

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping and shooting his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend.

The Naples Daily News reports that 22-year-old Keyion Linton was sentenced earlier this week. He was convicted last month of kidnapping and aggravated battery with a firearm.

Authorities say Linton lured the then-17-year-old victim out of his Golden Gate home in July 2016, claiming he wanted to resolve their differences regarding the girlfriend.

Linton pulled a gun on the teen and forced him to walk to a nearby pharmacy. They were picked up and driven to a park, where Linton shot the teen twice. Linton and another man then drove the teen to the hospital, where he eventually recovered after spending two weeks in the intensive care unit.


Information from: Naples (Fla.) Daily News, http://www.naplesnews.com

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