AUSTIN, Minn. – A man accused of severely beating someone in the head is going to prison.
Cham Nygare Gilo, 21 of Austin, has pleaded guilty to 1st degree burglary-assault and illegal possession of a firearm. As part of a plea deal, charges of 2nd degree attempted murder and 2nd degree assault have been dismissed.
Gilo was arrested on February 16 after a shooting in the 100 block of 13th Street NE in Austin. Police said a 35-year-old victim said a masked man entered his home and shot him in the head. Officers said his injuries were consistent with being hit in the head with a gun.
Police then located Gilo in the area and arrested him.
He was sentenced Wednesday to seven years and four months behind bars, with credit for 248 days already served.