Brockton: Wareham man convicted in 2011 shooting

A Wareham man has been sentenced to 15-16 years for attacking and shooting another man in 2011.

23-year-old Dominic Rezendes, was convicted Thursday after a 3-day trial in Brockton Superior Court, according to a release from the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office.

Rezendes was charged with the Jan. 21, 2011 shooting of Matthew Joy.

Prosecutors said he attacked Joy with a  loaded revolver, the two fought over the firearm, and Joy was shot once in the chest and once in the foot. Rezendes fled the scene, and was caught the next day hiding in the trunk of a car.

Rezendes was convicted of carrying a firearm as an armed career criminal, carrying a loaded firearm, and discharging it within 500 feet of a dwelling house.


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