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      Man sentenced for robbing women at gun point, connected to shooting of CBA coach Tom Dotterer

      Deoz Miller-Harris was sentenced in Onondaga County Court to 8 years in prison for robbing two women in January.

      Miller-Harris was charged with robbery and displaying a weapon. He was sentenced Tuesday morning to two 8 year sentences, which will run at the same time.

      Miller-Harris and two other men were accused of robbing two women of their purses at gun point on Taft Avenue in Syracuse in January.

      The incident was related to the robbery of Syracuse Wine and Spirits and the shooting of store owner and longtime Christian Brothers Academy baseball coach Thomas Dotterer, 77, which happened about an hour after the Taft Avenue robbery. Police believe Miller-Harris did not enter the store during the robbery.

      Two other men were involved in the robbery and shooting - Delvon H. Harley and Shireff J. Williams III. Williams was sentenced to 16 years in prison for his involvement in May.