Sentencing set for man convicted of shooting Warren Co. deputy

Mohammad Laghaoui. (Photo: Warren County Sheriff's Office)

WARREN COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) — The man convicted of trying to kill a Warren County Sheriff’s Deputy and another person will be sentenced on Wednesday.

A jury in April found Mohammed Laghaoui guilty on several charges, including two counts of attempted murder, as well as felonious assault.

Laghaoui shot deputy Katie Barnes. He also shot his father.

The jury rejected Laghaoui’s insanity plea, finding him guilty on 9 of the 10 counts he faced.

Sentencing will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday in Warren County Common Pleas Court. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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