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A Huntington man who shot and injured his wife in June 2014 has been sentenced to spend up to 20 years in prison.
Chad Robert Snyder, 36, pleaded guilty to second-degree felony attempted murder and two charges of third-degree felony possessing a firearm by a restricted person.
On Tuesday, a judge ordered Snyder to serve between two and 20 years at the Utah State Prison for attempted murder with a firearm enhancement, along with consecutive zero to five years sentences for the third-degree felonies.
On June 29, Emery County sheriff's deputies responded to a domestic violence complaint at Snyder's Huntington home. When they arrived, deputies found Snyder's wife, 33-year-old Misty Snyder, suffering from a single gunshot wound, according to police.
The woman was taken to a local hospital, according to police.
Plea agreement documents offer no further information about the shooting.
According to Utah court records, Chad Snyder was convicted of felony drug distribution in 2004. Since then, he has been convicted of numerous misdemeanor crimes, including reckless driving, DUI and unlawful purchase of alcohol by an interdicted person. In 2008, he took a plea in abeyance to misdemeanor assault, and was ordered to undergo domestic violence counseling, according to court records.
State officials urged anyone needing assistance with domestic violence issues to call the Domestic Violence LINKLine at 1-800-897-LINK (5465).