The 25 year old man accused in a severe beating of a man riding a motorized wheelchair last July has been sentenced after pleaded guilty to aggravated assault.
Justin James Crowe was facing a preliminary hearing on an attempted murder charge but admitted to the lesser offense.
The 57 year-old victim needed hospital care for multiple head injuries. Robert Carignan was pulled off his wheelchair and attacked while exercising his dog in downtown Saskatoon.
Crowe was handed a seven year term but was given credit for 582 days in remand, bringing the sentence down to about five and a half years.