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NPR 6 Nov 17
Devin Kelley's conviction barred him from having guns under federal law, Air Force chief prosecutor at time of his court-martial tells NPR.
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NPR 6 Nov 17
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Retired Col. Don Christensen was chief prosecutor of the Air Force at the time of Kelley's court-martial. Kelley was convicted of assault.
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NPR 6 Nov 17
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The conviction was punishable by 5 years. Kelley got 12 mos, but conviction for a crime punishable by more than 1 year triggers federal ban.
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NPR 6 Nov 17
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The assault conviction was for domestic violence, which also triggers the ban. Kelley fractured his baby stepson’s skull, Christensen said.
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NPR 6 Nov 17
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"He also assaulted his wife,” Christensen said.
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Kelley accepted a deal, pleading to "intentionally inflicting grievous bodily harm” on the child and assaulting his wife, Christensen said.
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NPR 6 Nov 17
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Authorities earlier today said a "domestic situation" might lie behind the Sutherland Springs church shooting.
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👩🏻‍🦰JENNYJENNY🇨🇦♥️ 6 Nov 17
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Good internal controls to allow this guy to "lawfully" acquire automatic weapons America. Great job! 😳🤦🏻🤬😭
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Killifish 6 Nov 17
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But what did he do to them to get 12 months? A deal means he should have served more. What did he do and why no dishonorableDischarge?
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