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Arizona man gets 13 months in Vegas shooting ammunition case

Photo of Douglas Haig who sold ammo to Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, Photo Date: 1/31/2018
Photo of Douglas Haig who sold ammo to Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, Photo Date: 1/31/2018(MGN)
Published: Jun. 30, 2020 at 1:58 PM PDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) - An Arizona man has been sentenced to 13 months in federal prison after selling home-loaded bullets to the gunman who killed 58 people in a Las Vegas Strip shooting in October 2017.

Douglas Haig also was sentenced Tuesday in Las Vegas to three years of supervised release. Haig wasn’t accused of a direct role in the outdoor concert shooting that also injured more than 850 people. He pleaded guilty last November to illegally manufacturing ammunition. He acknowledged making tracer and armor-piercing bullets at a home workshop in Mesa, Arizona, and selling them at gun shows and on the internet. 

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