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2 Baltimore men get life in prison for Christmas shooting

BALTIMORE (AP) — Two Baltimore men have been sentenced to life in prison for their role in a Christmas Day shooting.

The state’s attorney for Baltimore County says Darrell Burrell and William Johnson were sentenced Monday by a judge in Baltimore County Circuit Court. Earlier this month, a jury convicted them of attempted first-degree murder and various gun charges.

Prosecutors say the pair got into a verbal dispute with other patrons of a Catonsville sports bar on Dec. 25, 2017.

They left the bar and attacked the group when they exited. Johnson shot one man in the chest at point blank range. Burrell fired upon the rest. They fired more shots as they fled in two separate cars. Much of the attack was captured by security cameras.

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