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Gardiner Man Admits to Shooting Girlfriend 

A Gardiner man has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault for shooting his girlfriend.According to Kennebec County District Attorney Evert Fowle, 40-year-old Kenneth Sirmans will spend two years in prison and three years on probation.Sirmans shot his girlfriend, 40-year-old Allison Wainwright in the stomach in September.Court documents say Wainwright says the two had been drinking heavily and Sirmans shot her accidentially. She went on to say she never felt threatened and does not believe she was assaulted.As part of his sentence, Sirmans cannot have contact with Wainwright without her written consent.