Final person sentenced in 2022 Troy park shooting; ex-nurse gets six years

May 1—TROY — The last person charged in an August 2022 capturing at Troy City Park was sentenced Thursday, April 25, to six years in jail.

Five folks have been indicted in the capturing that police mentioned was drug-related. A 29-year-old man was shot in the chest however survived the capturing.

Courtney McCarel-Kraska, 38, of Piqua, pleaded responsible in March 2023 to tried aggravated homicide with a firearms specification, felonious assault and tampering with data as a part of a plea deal in which the six-year time period was really useful.

Judge Stacy Wall sentenced McCarel-Kraska in Miami County Common Pleas Court. She had no prior legal document and had been a licensed nurse earlier than turning to drug trafficking, in accordance with courtroom paperwork.

The capturing was a part of a plan meant to “teach (the victim) a lesson” for allegedly taking away drug shoppers.

McCarel-Kraska was sentenced to 3 years in jail together with a three-year obligatory time period for the firearms specification. She was given credit score for 522 days already served in jail.

The man who shot the sufferer was recognized as Derrick Peeples, 28, of Columbus. He was sentenced beforehand to 9 years in jail however was resentenced April 24 to incorporate in the sentence the notification he might be required to register as a violent offender following jail launch.

He was sentenced once more to six years plus three years for a firearms specification. Peeples pleaded to tried aggravated homicide and the firearms specification.

Two others indicted in the incident pleaded to lesser expenses and have been sentenced to jail phrases of 12 and 30 months. One was Todd Norris of Troy, who pleaded to tried aggravated trafficking in medication. The indictment towards a fifth person was dismissed by prosecutors.

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