CLINTON — A Clinton man pleaded guilty to felony burglary and will have a felony robbery charge dismissed at sentencing.
Tyrone T. Harris, 23, 340 Second Ave. North, appeared Thursday in Clinton County District Court and pleaded guilty to the lesser included offense of second-degree burglary, a Class C felony. The plea agreement says the State will dismiss one count of first-degree robbery, a Class B felony, at sentencing. Sentencing is set for 9 a.m. Aug. 10.
Marquis D. Winston, 26, 340 Second Ave. North, was sentenced June 15 to a term of incarceration not to exceed 10 years for second-degree burglary.
According to the affidavit, at 3:35 p.m. Jan. 24, officers were dispatched to an unknown problem and the caller stating someone was shot. Officers were in the 300 block of Second Avenue South and were waved down by a a male. The male stated he was at his apartment with three individuals in the living room area. Officers discovered from interviews conducted during the investigation that Winston and Harris walked into the male's apartment unannounced and approached a male. Winston and Harris displayed weapons as they stood in the apartment. Winston pulled a gun from his trench coat and told the male to empty his pockets. Harris also had a gun in his hand as they confronted the male.
The affidavit continues a separate male came out of the bathroom and Harris confronted the male while Winston pointed a gun at a male. Harris shot a male with a handgun as he and a male were standing in close proximity to each other. A witness from inside the apartment stated Winston and Harris ran from the apartment and went north.