Son of Barney Creator Gets 15 Years in Prison for Shooting Neighbor
The victim, who has not been identified, survived
Patrick Leach, the son of Barney & Friends creator Sheryl Leach, was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in jail for shooting his neighbor in Malibu, California, in 2013 after they got into an argument.
Prosecutors said 29-year-old Leach shot his neighbor in the chest after he accused the man of trespassing on his property, the Associated Press reports. The man, who has not been identified, survived.
Leach fled after the shooting, only to be picked up by cops a little while later. He was wearing body armor and was armed with various weapons, police said. They arrested him on the spot.
He pleaded no contest to the shooting in May.
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