An Idaho man accused of shooting a pastor will face a charge of aggravated battery instead of attempted murder. The battery charge comes with the same maximum prison sentence but can be easier to prove.
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — An Idaho man accused of shooting a pastor will face a charge of aggravated battery instead of attempted murder.
Remington survived the shooting and says he wants to help rehabilitate Odom.
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Both the battery and attempted-murder charges have a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison, but battery can be easier to prove. The deadly-weapon charge could add another 15 years in prison to Odom’s sentence.