Driver in Janesville drive-by shooting sentenced

One of the men involved in a drive-by shooting last summer in Janesville was sentenced Monday in Waseca County Court.

William Cornelius Terrel Peavy, 32, of Waseca, received a four-year prison sentence on felony charges of aiding and abetting a drive-by shooting. Charges of attempted murder and assault were dismissed. 

Peavy will serve the first two-thirds of his sentence at Minnesota Correctional Facility St. Cloud.  He’ll get credit for 76 days already served in jail.  He’ll likely serve the final third of his sentence on supervised release. 

In July, Peavy was driving when his passenger, 27-year-old Devonte Bernard Phillips, of Mankato, allegedly fired multiple gunshots at another man in downtown Janesville.  The victim was permanently paralyzed in the shooting. 

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