Elrashawn Dover in court

Springfield man sentenced to 15 years in prison for attempted murder case

A Springfield man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in a Springfield shooting earlier this year.

Clark County Common Pleas Court Judge Douglas Rastatter sentenced Elrashawn Dover at around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Dover faced up to 15½ years for the crimes he pleaded guilty to.

Dover was accused of shooting at two brothers.

Dover, 18, pleaded guilty in Clark County Common Pleas Court to attempted murder, a gun specification and receiving stolen property, according to court records.

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Dover was accused earlier this year of opening fire after an argument with one of the brothers.

The defendant allegedly shot the brother he was reportedly arguing with in the chest and that man was rushed to the hospital by his brother.

Dover was originally charged with two counts of attempted murder in the case because the brother who rushed his sibling to the hospital was reportedly at the scene when the shooting occurred. However, in a plea deal, one of those charges along with three drug charges were dismissed.

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The document also says a pre-sentencing investigation should have taken place before today’s sentencing.

Dover pleaded guilty on Aug. 28, according to court documents

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