Walton first announced the sentence he was about to pronounce had been agreed upon by both legal counsels, the defense and the prosecution, then laid out in detail the actual sentence.
"Count one of the indictment, reckless homicide with a firearms specification, felony of the third degree, the defendant shall serve the stated prison sentence of three years on the firearms specification before he serves any time on anything else," Walton said. "After that he will serve one year under the violation reckless homicide. They will be served consecutively, which means one has to be served before anything else can be served on the other."
Walton then set ordered the sentencing on the third conviction.
"On count three of the indictment, which is the discharging of a firearm on or near a prohibited premises, a felony of the first degree, because of the dictates of 29.29 (Ohio statutes) I'm going to sentence the defendant to five years of community control sanction," Walton said. "That will be served consecutively. It will be stayed. It will not be started until the defendant is released from prison."
Afterwards, Scioto County prosecutor Mark Kuhn explained the sentence of control sanction.
"Control sanction is local sanctions in the community. It is where, as opposed to being supervised just by the Parole Authority, he will actually be supervised by a court probation officer," Kuhn said. "It allows us to put a sentence over his head