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Gunman Receives 148 Year Long Sentence For Brutal Santa Barbara Home Invasion Robbery

Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 10:33am

A man received a 148 year long prison sentence for a home invasion robbery in which one victim was assaulted, and another shot in the head.

Jack Mills was found guilty of seven felony counts ranging from attempted murder, to being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Prosecutors say in March of 2010, Mills and his wife, along with two others forced their way into a home on the 1500 block of Gillespie Street, in Santa Barbara.

They knocked on the door, and Mills hit the woman who answered it in the stomach, and then shot her nephew in the head when he came to her aid. He survived the gunshot wound.

The couple was arrested in Nevada. The gunman’s wife was sentenced to three years in prison for her role in the crimes.

The two other robbers were never identified, and are still at large.

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