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      Martinsville Man Sentenced for Fake Gunman Call at UVA Wise

      Charlottesville, VA - A man convicted of falsely reporting a gunman at the University of Virginia's College of Wise will spend two years on supervised release.

      Bryant Hairston also has to pay more than $4,000 in restitution to law enforcement and counseling agencies who responded.

      The 20-year-old Martinsville man was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Abington.

      Police say Hairston called 911 and reported seeing a gunman on campus back on January 23.

      The bogus report prompted university officials to place the school on lockdown.

      Hairston was a student at the time.

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