UPDATE: Leavenworth woman, Monica Pyles sentenced for attempted murder

Pyles is expected to serve more than 8 years

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. - UPDATE Oct. 23, 2015| Monica Anne Pyles was sentenced on Friday to serve more than years in prison.

Pyles pled guilty as charged to second-degree attempted murder (intentional with a firearm) and agreed to serve the standard prison sentence of 102 months as determined by the Sentencing Guidelines.

According to court records, Pyles’ sentence will likely be around 102 months. When the shooting occurred, Monica was already on probation in four other cases.

UPDATE Oct. 8, 2015| 

According to the Leavenworth County Attorney's Office, Monica Anne Pyles, 30, of Leavenworth pled guilty as charged to second degree attempted murder (intentional with a firearm) and  has agreed to serve the standard prison sentence as determined by the Sentencing Guidelines.

Pyles is scheduled for sentencing on Friday 10/23/15 at 10:00 a.m.

ORIGINAL STORY| 

Monica Pyles is facing an attempted second degree murder charge in the shooting of 31-year-old Byron Brooks at a Leavenworth home on June 10.

Leavenworth County Prosecutor Adam Zentner filed charges against Pyles on Monday.

41 Action News found that it’s not the first time. Pyles was convicted of assault and criminal damage to property last year.

She was sentenced to serve six months in jail, and she would have been recently released a week before the shooting. However, she was granted early release by Judge Gunnar Sunby in January.

Pyles is scheduled to appear in court again on Wednesday.

Brooks remains hospitalized. 

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