Man gets 3 years in prison in shooting death

(WEAU) - A River Falls man charged in the shooting death of his friend was sentenced to 3 years in prison.

Anthony Velure is accused of shooting Joshua Kurer, 24, at Kurer's River Falls apartment in June of 2011. According to the complaint, Velure told police he believed the gun wasn't loaded when he pointed it at Kurer.

It says he pulled the trigger twice and on the second time, the gun fired, killing Kurer.

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