Falmouth Man Sentenced for 2014 New Seabury Shooting

157867210 (1)BARNSTABLE – A Falmouth man was sentenced to seven to eight years in state prison Wednesday in Barnstable Superior Court after pleading guilty to aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and other gun charges.

David Byron, 22, used a rifle to shoot Herman Andrade in March of 2014 in New Seabury.

Andrade suffered serious abdomen injuries as a result of the shooting.

Byron was also charged with unlawful possession of a rifle for which he was sentenced to three years in state prison which will run concurrently with the assault charge, according to a statement from the Cape and Islands District Attorney’s office.

Byron will was also placed on three years probation to run after his prison sentence has finished for unlawful possession of ammunition and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Edward Lynch and was investigated by Mashpee police, Barnstable police, the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Department and the state police.

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