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Man sentenced for shooting that injured three, including 2-week-old baby

| Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, 1:27 p.m.

An Allegheny County judge on Tuesday sentenced a Hazelwood man to 7 to 14 years in prison for his role in a shooting in Carnegie last year that left three people injured, including a 2-week-old girl.

A jury in November convicted Byron Hall, 22, of attempted homicide, aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person and conspiracy for the April 14 shooting outside the Carnegie Towers apartment building.

Police said Hall was among four people inside an idling hunter green Cadillac sedan in the building's driveway when some got out and fired at the vehicle behind it.

Three occupants inside the second car — Tyler Dorsey, 24, who was shot in the leg; William Bosley, 19, who was shot twice in the chest; and his baby daughter, Trinity Colbert, who was shot in the torso — were found at a BP gas station a few blocks away.

Common Pleas Judge Kevin G. Sasinoski is scheduled to sentence another man involved in the shooting, James Edmonds, 21, of Hazelwood, on Wednesday. A third man also charged, Rashad Watson, remains at large.

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