Ex-Dallas Cop Sentenced For Pointing Gun At Singer

Wednesday, Dec 2, 2009  |  Updated 3:45 PM CDT
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Ex-Dallas Cop Sentenced For Pointing Gun At Singer

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DNA evidence helps exonerate a teen from a February home invasion.

A former Dallas police officer who pointed a gun at country music singer Steve Holy during an off-duty night of drinking is going to jail for 45 days.

Randy Anderson, 27, was sentenced Wednesday as part of a deferred adjudication probation. He won't have a conviction if he successfully completes his probation for aggravated assault. Anderson and his attorney declined to comment.

Another former officer was charged aggravated assault but his trial date has not been set.

The confrontation occurred in 2007, after Holy invited the officers to his home after a nearby bar closed. An argument ensued and Anderson pulled the gun. Anderson testified at trial that he only pulled his gun after Holy acted aggressively.
 

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