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Verdict mixed in shooting that left Moreau man paralyzed

Joey Castro pleads not guilty before Judge Jim Murphy to attempted murder in connection with alleged shooting of neighbor in Moreau. Joey Castro pleads not guilty before Judge Jim Murphy to attempted murder in connection with alleged shooting of neighbor in Moreau. | Photo: Mark Mulholland / WNYT.

October 22, 2018 06:46 PM

A man accused in a 2017 Moreau shooting that left his neighbor paralyzed has been found not guilty of attempted murder. However, Joey Castro was found guilty of several other charges – including assault, criminal use of a firearm and reckless endangerment.

He now faces 5-25 years behind bars, plus consecutive time for weapons convictions. Sentencing is scheduled for December 17.

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Castro had argued his twin brother is the one who pulled the trigger, not him.
 

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