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Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Member Pleads Guilty to Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Idaho

POCATELLO – Patrick Tyronne Mosho, 31, of Chubbuck, Idaho, pleaded guilty today to one count of assault resulting in serious bodily injury from Mosho firing a rifle into a group of people, Acting U.S. Attorney Rafael Gonzalez, announced. Mosho was indicted on October 27, 2015, by a federal grand jury in Pocatello.


According to the plea agreement, on October 18, 2015, Mosho got into a disagreement with others at a residence on the Fort Hall reservation. Mosho left the residence, returned a short time later, got out of his car with a rifle and began shooting toward a group of people on the residence’s porch. One of the bullets struck the victim, damaging his kidney and other organs. The victim lost one of his kidneys as a result of the shooting.


The charge of assault resulting in serious bodily injury is punishable by up to ten years in prison, a maximum fine of $250,000 and up to three years of supervised release.


Sentencing will be August 3, 2017, before Chief U.S. District B. Lynn Winmill at the federal courthouse in Pocatello.


The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Fort Hall Tribal Police.


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(208) 334-1211

Updated May 24, 2017

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