Colorado man sentenced after accidentally shooting a woman’s mohawk he mistook for a bird

Ok. We are all about showing who you are as an individual but this may be an example as to when you may have taken things a little too far. This is an excerpt from Foxnews.com

A Colorado man was sentenced to five years’ probation after accidentally shooting a woman whose red mohawk he mistook for a fowl that had been harassing his cats.

Derrill Rockwell, 49, told police that he grabbed his .22-caliber rifle and set out from his home Oct. 5 to fire at the bird after spotting it at the top of a hill about 90 feet away, the Daily Sentinel reported Friday.

“His intent was to spook it away,” Deputy District Attorney Jason Conley told District Judge Richard Gurley on Friday, according to the newspaper.

But after shooting at the bird, the man said he noticed it didn’t fly away and he reported hearing a woman moaning in pain.

Rockwell soon discovered that he had shot a 23-year-old woman in the head, mistaking her red mohawk for the menacing bird.

~The story goes on about how the lady may have been passed out before the shooting and that small quantities of Meth was found near the area that she was shot.

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