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Attempted murder dismissed in shooting
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A Centertown man was sentenced to serve half a year in jail for shooting a man he said was trying to force his way into his house.The defendant, Kenneth L. Davenport, 39, entered a guilty plea before Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley to the charge of aggravated assault. He was ordered to serve 180 days of a four-year sentence and will begin serving his time this afternoon. The charge of attempted second-degree murder was dismissed as part of his plea bargain.His sentence comes following an altercation at his home on McQuade Circle in April 2010.