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Dixon school shooter gets 30 years, must serve 85%

Milby apologizes for bringing Uzi to graduation practice on May 16, 2018, terrorizing classmates and staff

Matthew Milby enters a Lee County courtroom Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022 for his sentencing on charges of firing a gun at Dixon High School teacher Andrew McKay and school resource officer Mark Dallas. Milby received two sentences of 30 years to be served concurrently.
Dixon police officer Ryan Bivins watches surveillance video of the May 2018 shooting at Dixon High School by Matthew Milby. Bivins was a prosecution witness in the case.
Danik Wilson, sister of school shooter Matthew Milby, tells the court about the abusive home the two endured while living in Dixon.
Terry Humphrey leaves the stand after reading a victim impact statement on behalf of his Dixon High School class of 2018 classmates.
Judge John Redington decided two concurrent sentences of 30 years for school shooter Matthew Milby Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022.
Kathleen Schultz

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