A jury last Thursday found a man guilty of firing a gun into a Huxley apartment earlier this year, narrowly missing the people inside.
The jury returned its verdict late Thursday afternoon, finding Montrell McClellan, 22, guilty of first-degree robbery, intimidation with a dangerous weapon and simple assault.
According to authorities, he went to the apartment on National Drive early in the morning on March 6. McClellan, who was armed with a gun, and another man, knocked on the apartment door and asked for a specific person who wasn’t there. A person inside quickly closed the door, and McClellan fired three shots that struck the door frame, a wall and a couch inside the apartment, authorities said.
The verdict followed a seven-day trial in Story County District Court in Nevada.
First-degree robbery, a Class B felony, is punishable by up to 25 years in prison. McClellan will be required to serve 50-70 percent of the sentence before he would be eligible for parole. What that minimum is will be determined by the judge at sentencing, which is scheduled for Oct. 7.
The charge of intimidation with a dangerous weapon is punishable by to 10 years in prison. Simple assault carries a 30-day sentence.
Three co-defendants in the case are still awaiting trial on charges of first-degree robbery.
Aundrea Keeny, 22; Chay Potts, 20; and Justin Cox, 26, all remain in custody in the Story County Jail and were all charged for first-degree robbery.
According to authorities, Keeny drove Potts, Cox and McClellan to the apartment building that morning, and McClellan and Cox went to the door, both armed with guns.