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Man sentenced for shooting woman found off Route 222

By Amy Unger, Executive Producer, AUnger@wfmz.com
Published On: Jan 28 2013 06:00:00 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 30 2013 06:34:17 AM CST

A man who pleaded guilty to shooting a woman and leaving her bleeding on the side of the road has learned his fate.

READING, Pa. -

A man who pleaded guilty to shooting a woman and leaving her bleeding on the side of the road has learned his fate.

Xavier Pagan has been sentenced to 13 to 40 years behind bars. He pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit murder and other charges.

The victim, Amber Putt, told police that Pagan shot her several times near Route 222 in Muhlenberg Township in July. Police said she was able to flag down a driver for help.

Two other men are also facing charges in the case.