Man gets 10 years in prison for Old Port shootings in 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (Portland Press Herald) — A man involved in two shootings in Portland’s Old Port was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Wednesday on a charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm, a gun that he used in the shootings in 2015.

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Moses Okot had pleaded guilty to the federal charge in March and agreed to the sentence, the maximum allowed. He will serve the federal sentence after he completes a 5½-year state sentence for violating his probation on a felony murder charge for his role in a 2011 killing. His lawyer, Daphne Donahue, said she believes he has served about two years of that sentence.

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