FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A man police said is a known gang member was sentenced to 20 years in prison for aggravated battery on Monday.
Trameil Jackson, 24, pleaded guilty to aggravated battery in connection to a February shooting that injured DeAndrew Moore and Devonte Jones. Under a plea deal, the prosecutor agreed to drop attempted murder and felony handgun charges Jackson had also been facing.
According to police, Jackson shot Jones and Moore at Decatur Road and Dawnan Drive on February 11. The two were found lying on the ground bleeding.
When he was arrested a few days later, investigators said Jackson is a confirmed member of the Fort Wayne street gang “MOB”. Police also said he was a convicted felon and was found with a .38 caliber revolver on him.