Two Gloucester teenagers who were convicted of shooting and severely wounding a third teen last summer in Beaverdam Park were sentenced as serious juvenile offenders Tuesday in Gloucester Circuit Court.
Juan Xavier Bautista, 15, and Dishon Shamar Robinson, 17, each pleaded guilty in March to malicious wounding, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and underage possession of a firearm.
Robinson received a 10-year suspended sentence for the malicious wounding charge and an active three-year term for use of a firearm plus 12 months for the underage possession charge.
Gloucester Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey Shaw said Robinson will serve the time in a Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice facility until he reaches the age of 21. Any remaining time will be served in an adult facility.
Bautista was sentenced to seven years for malicious wounding and three years for the use of a firearm plus 12 months for the underage possession charge. Shaw said the 12-month sentence would run ...
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