EDWARDSVILLE - A man who underwent mental treatment after firing an
assault rifle at a Madison County deputy during a high-speed chase
pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted first-degree murder.
Michael J. Gilb, 20, of Amelia, Ohio, pleaded guilty in exchange for
a prosecution agreement to drop several other charges.
The normal sentencing range would be between six and 30 years. The
prosecution agreed to seek a sentence of between 15 and 30 years.
"He's going away for a long time," Assistant State's Attorney Neil
Schroeder said after Thursday's hearing.
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