Brownfield Man Sentenced to Two Months in Jail For Shooting His Neighbor

Updated 3 years ago

A Brownfield man who shot his neighbor during a domestic dispute has been sentenced to 60 days in jail.Keith Brain was sentenced last week after pleading guilty to elevated aggravated assault for shooting James Walsh in the arm and the leg in July 2010. The 44-year-old Brain was also ordered to pay up to $7,500 to cover Walsh’s medical bills.The Sun Journal, reports that at the request of his lawyer, Brain won’t have to start serving his sentence until Thanksgiving so he can use vacation and holiday time to avoid losing his job.Police say the shooting was sparked by a dispute between Walshand his ex-girlfriend.The ex-girlfriend had been storing belongings on Brain’s property, and Walsh came to the property where a confrontation ensued.


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