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South Carolina trooper pleads guilty in gas station shooting

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COLUMBIA, S.C. -

A South Carolina trooper has pleaded guilty in the 2014 shooting of an unarmed man after a traffic stop.

Trooper Sean Groubert entered his plea Monday to charges of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature in the shooting of Levar Jones.

Dash cam video shows Jones walking into a convenience store when Groubert gets out of the car and demands to see his driver license. As Jones reaches into the car, Groubert fires four shots - hitting Jones in the hip.

Jones survived and Groubert was fired after the video surfaced. 

Groubert faces up to 20 years behind bars.

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