Ex-cop sentenced in Pontoon Beach tavern shooting - KMOV.com

Ex-cop sentenced in Pontoon Beach tavern shooting

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EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- A former St. Louis police officer involved in a 2008 shooting in southwestern Illinois has been sentenced on a weapons charge.

Bryan Pour was sentenced to four years probation with a six month jail sentence on Wednesday in Madison County. Pour pleaded guilty in August to a felony count of aggravated discharge of a firearm.

Pour was accused in the November 2008 shooting that wounded another man outside of Mac N Mick's Sports Bar & Grill in Pontoon Beach. Pour's attorney says his client was attacked outside the bar and mistakenly shot the victim, who was trying to help him.

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