Davis man convicted on lesser charges in OU football player shooting

Wednesday, August 11th 2004, 12:44 pm
By: News On 6

PAULS VALLEY, Okla. (AP) _ A Davis man is guilty of a misdemeanor in the shooting of two Oklahoma football players near Pauls Valley last year.

A jury found Napoleon Lewis III guilty of recklessly handling a firearm. Lewis was originally charged with felony shooting with intent to kill but the judge dismissed those charges.

Lewis was charged after Sooner players Wayne Chambers and Ataleo Ford were wounded at a party at a VFW post just outside Pauls Valley.

Chambers and Ford were among about 20 OU players at the party last July.

The jury is recommending six months in jail and fines of $500 for Lewis. Formal sentencing is set for August 16th.