Madison County man pleads guilty to assault charge, sentenced to 10 years in prison
MADISON COUNTY, Ala. — A Madison County man connected to a shooting in 2018 pleaded guilty to a lesser charge and avoided a potential life sentence.
Charles Theodore Spears pleaded guilty to second-degree assault. Spears was originally charged with attempted murder in a shooting on Erle Phillips Road in Jan. 2018. Investigators said during a fight between Spears and Brian Ranmaker, Ranmaker was shot.
Spears was sentenced to ten years in prison. His sentence started Feb.11.