Dayton man gets 10 years in prison for shooting mail carrier

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A Dayton man was sentenced via video conference in federal court Friday to 10 years in prison for shooting a United States Postal Service mail carrier.

Christopher O. Gibson, 47, pleaded guilty in May to using a firearm during a crime of violence.

Gibson shot the postal worker as the worker delivered mail near Gibson’s home on Arlene Avenue in Dayton. According to court documents, on January 3, Gibson fired at the letter carrier three times, striking him once in the leg.

The Dayton Police Department recovered video of the incident from a Ring doorbell camera located near the area of the shootin

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