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Abilene man, 21, sentenced to 15 years for shooting mother in head

ABILENE, Texas - Calvin Dunn, Jr., the 21-year-old Abilene man arrested for shooting his mother in the head in April, was sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to aggravated assault Thursday morning.

 

Dunn was also sentenced to six years in prison on a motion to revoke probation for a 2015 aggravated assault conviction.

 

After the shooting, Dunn had eluded police for several weeks before finally surrendering himself in June at the Taylor County Jail. He has been held in custody since then.

 

Dunn's mother, Rene Crosby, survived the gunshot and joined several family members locked in arms with Dunn as he turned himself in.

 

Dunn had previously told KTXS he didn't shoot his mother.

He will receive credit for time already served in custody.


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