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Biffle sentenced for double murder

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – A man convicted of killing two men, then shooting at police in August 2012 has been sentenced to 160 years in prison. Brandon Biffle was sentenced Friday.

Biffle shot Johnnie Avance in the head while he was sleeping on his couch in his Olive Street home. Biffle then went outside and shot passerby Don Paris,

When police arrived, Biffle began shooting at them and he was injured.

Biffle was convicted at a bench trial in March.

His sentence is as follows:

1. MURDER
Term: 60 years
Jail Credit: 225 Days

2. MURDER
Term: 60 years
Consecutive with Prior Sentence: Count I

3. ATTEMPTED MURDER
Term: 20 years
Concurrent with Prior Sentence: Counts III and IV
Consecutive with Prior Sentence: Counts I and II

4. ATTEMPTED MURDER
Term: 20 years
Concurrent with Prior Sentence: Counts III and IV
Consecutive with Prior Sentence: Counts I and II

5. ATTEMPTED MURDER
Term: 40 years
Concurrent with Prior Sentence: Counts III through IX
Consecutive with Prior Sentence: Counts I and II

6. ATTEMPTED MURDER
Term: 40 years 
Concurrent with Prior Sentence: Counts III through IX
Consecutive with Prior Sentence: Counts I and II

7. ATTEMPTED MURDER
Term: 40 years
Concurrent with Prior Sentence: Counts III through IX
Consecutive with Prior Sentence: Counts I and II

8. ATTEMPTED MURDER
Term: 40 years
Concurrent with Prior Sentence: Counts III through IX
Consecutive with Prior Sentence: Counts I and II

9. CRIMINAL RECKLESSNESS
Term: 40 years
Concurrent with Prior Sentence: Counts III through IX
Consecutive with Prior Sentence: Counts I and II

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