Canton Man Doing Life Term Gets Another 7 1/2 Years on Felonious Assault Conviction
March 21, 2022 4:51AM EDT
CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – He’s a 20-year-old Canton man already serving a life term for a shooting death in New Philadelphia.
Now he gets another seven-and-a-half years on a felonious assault conviction out of Canton.
Sajjaad Butler entered guilty pleas and was sentenced last week.
Prosecutors say in April of 2020. he fired several shots into a vehicle with four occupants inside, injuring a 17-year-old girl.
The life sentence is for the shooting death of Gaven Carlisle.
Butler is trying to withdraw his guilty plea there.
And tack on another nine months for attacking a corrections officer in the Tuscarawas County jail.