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More than 6 years given for shooting

April 8, 2010


— A Dodge City man was sentenced to just more than six years in prison for a shooting that inflamed racial tensions in the area.

Samuel Bonilla was sentenced Tuesday to six years and two months for the Sept. 7 shooting death of Steve Holt and the wounding of Tanner Brunson during a confrontation in the Arkansas River bed.

Bonilla pleaded guilty in February to reduced charges of voluntary manslaughter and aggravated battery.


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