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Waubun man sentenced for drive-by shooting

Tyrone DJ Londo, 19, of rural Waubun has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony drive-by shooting.

Felony charges of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and drive-by shooting were dismissed in a plea agreement.

According to court records, on Oct. 21, 2017, law enforcement was called to a residence on Village Drive in Elbow Lake village on a report of shots fired outside the residence, which was occupied by a couple with five children.

Londo and the owner of the home had been involved in a road rage incident a few days earlier, and they had engaged in a verbal argument that evening just before the shooting.

Londo drove a white Ford pickup truck, with at least two passengers, over to the man's residence and directed a gunshot burst at the man's vehicle, which was parked in front of the house. Six Super-X bullets hit the vehicle.

The next day, the white Ford pickup truck was located at a residence on Floyd Lake. A box of Super-X ammunition was in plain sight on the center console and a .22 caliber bullet was on the floor.

Londo appeared in court Nov. 6 before Becker County District Court Judge Jay Carlson, who sentenced him to 57 months in prison, stayed 10 years. He was ordered to serve a year in jail, with credit for five days served. Work release privileges were granted.

He was fined $1,000 plus $1,090 in court fees, and was ordered to get a mental health evaluation and follow the recommendations. He was ordered to have no contact with the victims, and was placed on supervised probation for 10 years.