Norton, Va. man pleads no contest to malicious wounding, use of firearm during a felony charges

WISE COUNTY, VA (WJHL) – A Norton, Va. man pleaded no contest to charges of malicious wounding and use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

Prosecutors said in December that Timothy Wade Lemay, 50, shot a man at an apartment complex behind Norton Community Hospital.

Police said the two men had been drinking alcohol and using methamphetamine together when they started firing a gun into an open field.

According to police, the men started to wrestle for the gun and the victim was shot in the stomach.

A judge sentenced Lemay to 23 years in jail, with 18 years and six months suspended.

He will have 12 years of active supervised probation when he is released.

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