Milwaukee man gets maximum sentence for shooting and killing 6-year-old in 2017
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A Milwaukee man has been sentenced for shooting and killing a 6-year-old boy in July, 2017. Robert Anderson was sentenced to 25 years in prison and 15 years extended supervision for the case.
Back in 2017, Anderson fired off more than a dozen shots at a car doing donuts near 23rd and Nash. The 6-year-old was caught in the gunfire and died.
Judge David Borowski called Anderson a "monster" and "menace to society" and gave him the maximum sentence, "This defendant was a ticking time bomb. His record of continual involvement with illegal weapons, misuse of weapons, carrying concealed weapons, gun charges, disorderly conduct while armed, drugs is exactly the template for this kind of tragedy eventually occurring."
The boy's mother sobbed in court while reading a letter she wrote her son, "Mommy misses you so much. There's not a day that goes by that I'm not thinking about you, day and night, only if you knew how much my heart hurts because you're not here with me and your brothers."
The Judge threatened to kick Anderson's attorney out of court Thursday because he said he had an attitude and was argumentative during sentencing. The judge also said he didn't think Anderson showed any remorse.