Lawmakers Increasing Penalties

Drive-by Shooting Laws to be Tougher

By Peter Neumann

Drive-by Shooting Laws to be Tougher

October 29, 2013 Updated Oct 29, 2013 at 9:19 AM EDT

LANSING, Mi. (My TV20 News at 10) --- State senators in Lansing are expected to pass tougher new laws for people convicted of drive-by shootings.

The measure has support from Republicans and Democrats. and Governor Snyder is expected to sign the bill when it reaches him.

Someone convicted under the proposed new law - increases the minimum prison time from four to ten years if someone is injured in the shooting. If someone is killed, sentencing would be even longer.

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