Sentence delivered in shooting of boy

June 10, 2008 9:50:15 AM PDT
This was sentencing day for the man who shot and paralyzed a Philadelphia boy.

A judge ordered Reheem Collins to serve 62 and a half to 125 years in prison for the attempted murder of of 6-year-old Jabar Wright.

Wright was sitting in a car with his grandfather back in January of 2006, when authorities say Collins and three other suspects drove by and shot into the car.

One bullet shattered a window and went into the neck of Wright, leaving him paralyzed. Wright's grandfather was not wounded.

Police say he was the intended target, not the boy. Wright's granfather told police at the time of the shooting that he had turned away from a life of drug dealing.

At least one other suspect is in police custody in connection with the shooting.


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