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Woman gets 10 years in prison for role in deadly Tacoma shooting

Post by Adam Lynn / The News Tribune on April 15, 2011 at 4:37 pm |
April 15, 2011 4:37 pm

A woman who drove a car used in a deadly Tacoma vehicle-to-vehicle shooting was sentenced today to 10 years in prison.

Keidra Marie Lewis, 26, pleaded guilty last month to first-degree assault in an August 2009 attack that left Jonathan Kyle Ragland dead.

Ragland, 27, was shot in the head while driving a car near South 74th and Oakes streets.

Prosecutors wrote in court documents that Johnny Morris III fired the fatal round from a car being driven by Lewis.

Morris, 25, pleaded guilty earlier this month to first-degree manslaughter and is to be sentenced in May. He faces nearly 20 years.

Police said the shooting culminated a running dispute between Morris and some of Ragland’s friends, which included someone firing at Morris minutes before.

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