2 Ypsilanti men sentenced in Dearborn crowd shooting that injured 3
3 people taken to hospital after shots fired into crowd
DEARBORN, Mich. – Two Ypsilanti men were sentenced last month in connection with a shooting in Dearborn that sent three people to the hospital.
Police responded Sept. 22 to reports of gunshots on Sept. 22 in the 21900 block of Michigan Avenue in Dearborn. Officers said they saw a man shooting into a crowd of people before he fled the scene with another man.
Officers chased the vehicle and eventually captured and arrested the two men near Michigan Avenue and Gulley Road after a short foot chase.
Three people were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after the shooting. They have all been released from the hospital.
Allante Percy, 24, and Mario Amison, 29, were sentenced Feb. 22 in connection with the crime.
Percy accepted a plea agreement and was sentenced to a mandatory two years in prison for a felony firearms violation, to be served consecutively with 10-30 years in prison for two counts of assault with intent to murder.
Amison was found guilty of a second-offense felony firearms violation, carrying a concealed weapon and being a felon in possession of a firearm. He will serve a mandatory five years in prison for the firearm conviction consecutively with a five-year sentence for the other convictions.
Amison will also have to answer to his parole violation.
"Crimes of this nature destroy people’s sense of safety and security and will not be tolerated in Dearborn," Dearborn police Chief Ronald Haddad said. "I am grateful that the victims have recovered from their injuries, as the outcome of this incident could have been much worse. I commend the responding officers and the investigators for a job well done."
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