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Va. Beach man gets 80 years in crime spree

Wednesday - 2/5/2014, 4:13am  ET

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) -- A Virginia Beach man has been sentenced to 80 years in prison for a December 2012 crime spree.

The Virginian-Pilot ( reports 37-year-old Ryan Patrick Brown was sentenced Tuesday in Virginia Beach Circuit Court.

Prosecutors say Brown wounded two employees with a handgun during a pizza shop robbery, fatally shot a homeless man a few days later and stole a rifle from a pawn shop.

Brown pleaded guilty in October to second-degree murder, malicious wounding, robbery, grand larceny of a firearm and four counts of using a firearm.


Information from: The Virginian-Pilot,

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