DETROIT (WWJ) – A Detroit man will spend three years in prison for shooting his girlfriend in the head, leaving her partially paralyzed.

oshae thomas police booking Man Gets Prison For Shooting That Left Girlfriend Paralyzed

Oshae Thomas (Police Booking)

Twenty-two year-old Oshae Ricky Thomas claimed the shooting of 17-year-old Marche Lowe at her Chesterfield Township home back in May was accidental.

Thomas originally reported a white man shot Lowe and took off in a car, but later admitted to police he was twirling a 40-caliber semi-automatic on his finger when it went off.

Thomas pleaded guilty to charges of filing a false report, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and negligent use of a firearm causing injury. He was sentenced to 18-24 months in prison, in addition to a mandatory 2-year term for the firearm charge. He’ll receive credit for 226 days served.

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