Matthew Milby sentenced in 2018 shooting during Dixon High School graduation practice

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Matthew Milby, who pleaded guilty in a shooting at Dixon High School graduation practice in 2018, was sentenced to 30 years in prison Tuesday.
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DIXON, Ill. (WLS) -- A man who pleaded guilty in a 2018 shooting at Dixon High School during graduation practice was sentenced to 30 years in prison Tuesday.

Matthew Milby was 19 when he went to graduation practice with a loaded gun. He exchanged gunfire with a police officer outside the school.

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The officer shot Milby, who was the only person injured in the incident.

In July, Milby pleaded guilty to aggravated discharge of a firearm toward a police officer and aggravated discharge of a firearm in a school.

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