Man involved in Shake Shack shooting of off-duty Milwaukee police detective sentenced to 5 years
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- One of the men involved in the January shooting of an off-duty Milwaukee police detective in the Third Ward has learned his fate.
Timonte Karroll-Robinson pleaded guilty to three felony counts, including recklessly endangering safety, for his actions Jan. 13.
Judge Michael Hanrahan accepted the state's recommendation, sentencing Karroll-Robinson to five years for his involvement in the incident occurring at Shake Shack on Jan. 13.
Karroll-Robinson was accused of driving a stolen vehicle, attempting to steal another and fleeing from police. He addressed the court and admitted to committing those crimes.
Before being sentenced, the 18-year-old apologized to the court and the community for his actions.
“I’d like to apologize to the community and anybody I put in harm's way for my actions," Karroll-Robinson said. "I would like to apologize to the detective, the owner of the Volkswagen and the owner of the Ford Fusion. I also would like to take full responsibility for my actions.”
"You knew it was wrong, it just seems you didn’t care, and I hope that you start caring because if you don’t change that mindset, you will spend the rest of your life in and out of the justice system,” said Judge Hanrahan.
Karroll-Robinson is credited for 217 days already served and will be eligible for the Challenge Incarceration Program after three years, which could see his time in prison reduced.
Keasean Ellis-Brown is one of the men who was in the car with Karroll-Robinson. He is accused of shooting and injuring the off-duty Milwaukee police detective.
Ellis-Brown faces five felony counts, including attempted first degree intentional homicide.
His jury trial is set to begin at the Milwaukee County Courthouse on Oct. 17.