Duluth man gets 7½ years in self-inflicted gunshot case
Alcide Cloutier maintained that someone else shot him, but he pleaded for a shorter sentence Thursday by telling the court: "If I shot myself, your honor, I don't need any prison, I need a damn shrink."
Judge David Johnson was unmoved and sentenced Cloutier to a longer-than-guideline prison sentence of 7½ years.
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