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Thomas not guilty in Carpet Connection shooting

FALLON — It took the jury about two hours on Friday in the Tenth Judicial District Court to find Keith Alan Thomas not guilty of weapons charges.Thomas, owner of Carpet Connection, was pronounced not guilty of battery with a deadly weapon causing substantial bodily harm and assault with a deadly weapon. The charges carried a combined sentence of up to 21 years in prison.“On the facts of this case, we were confident that the people of Churchill County would find Keith used reasonable self-defense,” said Thomas’ attorney Steve Evenson.The charges stemmed from a shooting on Aug. 16, 2011, at the …

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