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Keith Davis Jr. sentenced to five years in prison

Keith Davis Jr. sentenced to five years in prison

Keith Davis Jr. was sentenced to five years in prison with no parole for his conviction of prohibited possession of a regulated firearm.

Davis Jr. was the first person shot by the Baltimore Police Department following the death of Freddie Gray, and the circumstances surrounding the shooting and his arrest for allegedly robbing a hack driver made his case a rallying point for local activists protesting police brutality.

According to the police, Davis Jr. held up the hack driver on June 7, 2015 and fled from officers to an auto garage, where they...

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