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Durden sentenced to 4 1/2 Years in prison

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PITTSBURG, KANSAS -

Update:  Billy Durden, of Pittsburg, was sentenced to over 4 1/2 years in prison for Aggravated Battery and Criminal Possession of a firearm. The incident happened December 2012 shooting outside a Pittsburg Casey's Store. Ronal Wright was shot in the leg.

February 2013: At approximately 8:35am on Tuesday , February 12, 2013 investigators arrested Billy Dee Durden on a warrant for Attempted 2nd Degree Murder. The arrest warrant was in regards to the December 8, 2012 shooting incident of Ronal Wright, at Casey's General Store, located at 612 south broadway, Pittsburg. Durden was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Crawford County Jail.

In addition to the Aggravated 2nd Degree Murder Warrant Durden was also arrested for the following:

Kansas Department of Correction Parole Violation Warrant

Possession of Marijuana

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

The investigations is ongoing at this time. Anyone having information relating to this crime.

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