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Soldier's mother disappointed with sentence

OSHKOSH (AP) -- The mother of an Army specialist from Oshkosh who was fatally shot at Fort Hood in Texas says she's disappointed in the sentence given to the soldier who killed her son.

Armando Baca will spend 20 years in a military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas for shooting 30-year-old Ryan Schlack during a party at the base.

Schlack's mother says justice has not been served. Terri Schlack says Baca should have gotten a life sentence for her son's death. Prosecutors said Schlack was breaking up a fight on the base when Baca shot him last July.

Schlack and Baca were members of the 1st Cavalry Division and had recently returned from tours in Iraq when the shooting occurred.

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