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Man Who Shot At Police After Casino Robbery Gets Life In Prison

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Randy Keesee (credit: Jefferson County District Attorney's Office)

Randy Keesee (credit: Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office)

GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – A man from Aurora will spend the rest of his life in prison after he tried to shoot a police officer during a casino robbery.

The judge sentenced Randy Keesee, 45, to 224 years in prison. Keesee was injured when the officer fired back. A jury convicted him of six charges last fall.

Keesee robbed the Famous Bonanza Casino in Central City in April 2010. During the robbery he threatened two cashiers with a semi-automatic handgun.

Keesee left the casino with $2,800. He also tried to shoot a police officer but the pistol wouldn’t fire. he was arrested in a parking lot in Black Hawk.

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