Man sentenced to 30 years for aggravated battery with a firearm
Online Staff Report
Randy Bowman, 34, has been sentenced to concurrent terms of 30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections with three years of mandatory supervised release after being found guilty of two counts of aggravated battery with a firearm Nov. 17, 2011.
Oct. 11, 2009, officers responded to 227 S. Henrietta in reference to a shooting and located Jimmy Lewis, who had been shot in his left side and in his left leg.
Witnesses reported that Bowman had come to the residence and there was an argument. Bowman was armed with a handgun and shot at Lewis, striking him twice.
Aggravated battery with a firearm is a class X felony with a sentencing range of six to 30 years in the Department of Corrections. Because of his criminal history, Bowman was extended-term eligible with a sentencing range of six to 60 years in the Department of Corrections. Truth in sentencing applies, and Bowman must serve 85 percent of his sentence.
Posted March 2, 2012
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