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Man sent to prison for shooting his 101-year-old grandmother

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Posted at 10:22 AM, Feb 16, 2012
and last updated 2012-02-24 15:45:19-05

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – The Virginia man who shot his 101-year-old grandmother during a family shoot-out last summer will spend five years in prison.

A judge sentenced Kevin McCray, 36, to 48 years in prison, then suspended all but five years.

McCray was charged with the attempted murder of his brother Stephen Taggart and malicious wounding of his grandmother, Naomi Taggart, plus five other firearms charges.

Last summer McCray and Stephen Taggart got into a fight over money. During the fight, McCray opened fire in his grandmother’s home, shooting at his brother, but hitting his grandmother.

Naomi Taggart talked to CBS 6 about her recovery from the shooting. [Read more]

Earlier, she told the judge she did not want anyone to be prosecuted because of the shootings. [Read more]