Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 5/17/12
Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain was found guilty and sentenced to 180 days behind bars Thursday in his hometown of Decatur, Ala., for assaulting a man and firing a gun just inches from his ear. McClain, 22, was found guilty of third-degree assault, reckless endangerment and menacing and wrongful discharge of a firearm in connection with the beating of 30-year-old Rishard Tapscott. The Raiders linebacker was set free on bond, with no word from the judge whether McClain would be allowed to serve his sentence after the upcoming football season, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. McClain's co-defendant, Jerradius Willingham, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 90 days in jail after testifying against McClain earlier Thursday. Tapscott alleged McClain and Willingham jumped him when he arrived at a house he was invited to on Nov. 30. He claimed he refused to fight but was repeatedly punched and kicked, leaving him with a broken nose, mild concussion and cracked ribs. McClain wa...
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