Heres the timeline of events:
Aug. 22, 2006: Allen S. Davis fires a .22-caliber rifle at a car outside his Worthington home, hitting Rachel Barezinsky. She and four fellow seniors from Thomas Worthington High School had driven to the house they considered haunted to amuse themselves.
Aug. 23, 2006: Several hundred friends and classmates gather at the Thomas Worthington High School football field to show support for Rachel.
Aug. 24, 2006: Davis appears before Judge Harland H. Hale, facing five counts of felonious assault. It is one charge for each teenager he allegedly fired at. Hale sets bail at $500,000.
Sept. 5, 2006: Davis pleads not guilty to five counts of felonious assault. His bond is reduced to $120,000.Sept. 12, 2006: Rachel is transferred from the Ohio State University Medical Center to Children's Hospital for therapy.
Nov. 20, 2006: Rachel is released from the hospital, three months after being shot. She will continue to work with therapists on an outpatient basis.
Jan. 12, 2007: Franklin County Common Pleas Judge Julie M. Lynch postpones Davis' trial until April 16, 2007 after she receives a motion from Davis to represent himself at trial. Lynch states she will not rule on the motion until she receives the results of Davis' psychiatric report.
Feb. 7, 2007: Franklin County Common Pleas Judge Julie M. Lynch prohibits Davis from receiving visitors or phone calls.
Feb. 8, 2007: A five-page document signed by Allen S. Davis is filed in Franklin County Common Pleas Court which contends to show "the historical roots of what happened on the night of August 22, 2006." In the statement, Davis contends he did not intend to shoot any of the teens that night and that he only fired the rifle in an attempt to scare them off.
April 3, 2007: Rachel Barezinsky undergoes surgery at Ohio State University Medical Center to replace a missing piece of her skull cap. Doctors had removed a piece of her skull after she was shot because of bleeding in her brain and a buildup of pressure.
April 16, 2007: Judge Julie M. Lynch of Franklin County Common Pleas Court says a court-ordered psychiatric evaluation concluded Davis understands the charges against him and is able to aid in his defense
July 6, 2007: Davis agrees to plea deal. "I'm sorry for what I did," Davis told the judge before he was sentenced. "I regret what happened happened."
July 7, 2007: Davis is sentenced to 19 years in prison for felonious assault.
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