WARNER ROBINS -- A Warner Robins man was sentenced to 15 years in prison Thursday for shooting another man during an argument.
Superior Court Judge George F. Nunn sentenced Cory Elvis Bloodworth, 28, after he was convicted by a jury of aggravated assault, according to a release from the Houston County District Attorney’s Office. The sentence also calls for five years probation once he is released from prison. He is also banished from Houston County and ordered to take anger management counseling.
The jury found Bloodworth guilty of shooting Javis Williams, 28, in the chest on Aug. 14, 2010. The shooting happened on Corder Road. According to the release, evidence in the trial indicated that after an argument, Bloodworth left for 30 minutes then returned with a .22 caliber rifle and shot Williams in the chest. Williams took the witness stand and identified Bloodworth as the shooter.
According to the release, quick response by police and medical personnel saved Williams’ life.