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Man gets suspended sentence in Buffalo Wild Wings shooting

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A man accused in a 2017 shooting at a Buffalo Wild Wings in Lawrence has been given a suspended sentence as part of a plea deal. 

Damerco Jones was convicted of battery with a deadly weapon for his role in the shooting just before 8 p.m. Dec. 19, 2017, in the restaurant at 10625 Pendleton Pike. It’s in the Indian Creek Common retail area. 

A 17-year-old boy and a 18-year-old man suffered wounds in the shooting. Their injuries were not believed to be life-threatening. 

Jones was 18 at the time of the shooting. He had a .40-caliber Glock handgun and a permit for the weapon, police said. 

Gary Woodruff, the public information officer with Lawrence Police Department, had noted Jones remained at the crime scene and cooperated with investigators. 

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As part of the plea deal, a second battery charge and a charge of criminal recklessness were dismissed. He will be on probation for nearly two years. He was sentenced Aug. 17, online court records show.

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