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Man gets year in jail for shooting pellet gun at Navy SEALs | Fox San Diego
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Man gets year in jail for shooting pellet gun at Navy SEALs | Fox San Diego

SAN DIEGO — A man who fired a pellet gun at Navy SEAL instructors and trainees conducting a nighttime training exercise near Liberty Station was sentenced Thursday to a year in jail.

Scott Douglass Weaver, 48, pleaded guilty last month to making an attempted threat on a witness and brandishing a replica firearm.

Because of credit for time already served, Weaver will spend about 80 more days in local custody before being released, authorities said.

Dispatchers received a report of a man shooting at Navy officers shortly before 10:45 p.m. on July 23 in the 2500 block of Laning Road and Weaver was arrested. No military personnel were injured, according to the Navy.

Police did not say if Weaver had a motive for firing at the SEALs or if he was even aware of who he was shooting at.

Source: Man gets a year in jail for shooting a pellet gun at Navy SEALs | Fox San Diego