2021-09-28 10:25:36 –
A 35-year-old man was sentenced to more than 11 years for shooting a woman in St. Paul during a probationary period for weapons crimes.
Antoine L. Powell of St. Paul was sentenced on Monday in front of Ramsey County District Judge Sean Bertsch after pleading guilty to a second murder in connection with the shooting on September 3, 2020. it was done. He seriously injured St. Paul and another woman.
Powell will serve approximately six years in prison and the rest of his release under supervision, thanks to his time in prison since he was arrested.
Powell was on probation when he was shot for a weapons crime by Hennepin County in 2014. According to court records, he has been convicted three times in Minnesota for drugs, three times for putting drugs or alcohol in jail, and one for assault and credit card fraud.
Neither police nor prosecutors provide the motivation behind Wagener’s death. Investigators said they believed that Powell and Wagener knew each other at the time.
Police officers arrived at Arcade Street and E. Cook Avenue shortly before 3:40 am to see Wagener with gunshot wounds on his chest and legs. She died on the scene. An autopsy revealed that she had been shot six times.
Police officers learned that it was her cell phone and pistol that went missing. She recently obtained a government-issued permit to carry firearms and guns “because the area she lived in was unsafe,” the invoice read.
Surveillance videos in the area showed Wagener pulling his pistol out of his waistband and walking out of sight. The police arrived 10 minutes later.
Paul Walsh • 612-673-4482
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