Last updated: March 25. 2014 7:05PM - 1826 Views
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LIMA — A woman who served as the getaway driver in a shooting that left a man paralyzed last year was expected to be sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday.


India Williams, 21, pleaded guilty to felonious assault, a second-degree felony. In exchange for the plea, the prosecution agreed to a four-year prison sentence for Williams.


The prosecution also dismissed the gun specification along with two other felonies, complicity to having a gun under a court sanction and complicity to attempted murder.


Williams is scheduled to be sentenced May 9 in Allen County Common Pleas Court.


Williams and Dearious Carter, 28, were involved in the Sept. 12 shooting of 24-year-old Tyrell Jackson outside a home at 655 S. Elizabeth St. The shooting was over a woman.


Jackson was left paralyzed and must use a wheelchair to get around.


Carter was sentenced to 13 years in prison after pleading guilty to multiple charges last month. He was the shooter.


 
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