Defendant gets 170 years for ambulance shooting

Another person responsible for the shooting was sentenced to 60 years in February


FORT WAYNE, Ind. — A man found guilty of shooting an ambulance and a car following it in September has been sentenced to 170 years in prison. Dontay Martin, 23, does plan on appealing the decision. Martin was found guilty of four counts of attempted murder, for which he got 40 years each, as well as two counts of criminal recklessness and counts for battery, gun and gang charges.

The judge described Martin's actions back in September as a war zone that has terrorized this community. Jason Custer, deputy prosecuting attorney, said Martin doesn't have any value to society and wanted the court to give Martin the maximum sentence allowed in his case, which was 210 years.

"It kind of shocks the conscience, a case like this," said Custer. "I think the community is better for it now that Dontay Martin is going away for a long time."

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Defendant gets 170 years for ambulance shooting

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