Man Enters Plea for Shooting Mayor

MGN Online

DETROIT (AP) -- A man charged in a shooting that wounded the mayor of the Detroit enclave of Highland Park faces at least five to 10 years in prison when sentenced.

The Macomb Daily of Mount Clemens reports ( ) 25-year-old Jair Harris of Eastpointe pleaded guilty Friday in Detroit to three counts of assault with a dangerous weapon and one count each of carrying a concealed weapon and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

Sentencing is scheduled March 14. Under an agreement with prosecutors, other charges will be dismissed.

DeAndre Windom was shot in the leg at Key Club near downtown Detroit shortly before 2 a.m. on Nov. 17. The mayor was treated at a hospital. Police have said a dispute unrelated to Windom escalated into the shooting.