Baltimore man gets 2 life terms plus 60 years in slayings

BALTIMORE (AP) — A man accused of killing two people and shooting wildly at police officers and pedestrians as he led cruisers on a car chase in 2017 in Baltimore has been handed two life sentences plus 60 years in prison.

The office of State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby on Wednesday announced the sentence against Mausean Carter. He was convicted of first- and second-degree murder, multiple counts of attempted murder and other charges.

Authorities say Carter is responsible for two deaths in separate drive-by shootings in December 2017. They say one of the shootings also left two people injured.

Authorities say Carter opened fired at officers and injured three civilians during a chase that began after an officer pulled him over.

Attorneys at the public defender’s office could not be reached by phone Wednesday.

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