Wood St. Shooter Sent to State Prison, Pleads out in Three Cases
A Bristol Township man who on a crime spree in 2020 pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated assault and two related robbery counts last month in the Bucks Court of Common Pleas.
Troy Keys 21 will spend at least *five years and up to 10 years in state prison after reaching plea deal agreement with prosecutors for his crime spree that involved three incidents involving a robbery and shootings.
Keys was charged in January 2021 while in Bucks County Jail with 28 offenses, including attempted murder, robbery of a motor vehicle, theft, intimidating a witness/victim, terroristic threats, simple assault, aggravated assault, and reckless endangerment and related offenses’
The Bristol Township man, was already in custody awaiting a preliminary hearing for a case where he allegedly pulled a gun and robbed an 18-year-old man in Bristol Township in August of 2020 at the time the charges were announced.
The daytime shooting missed the intended targets, but shattered a second floor window of the Bristol Fire Company at the opposite end of the block, and struck a residence several times as previously reported by LBS.
Keys accomplice in the shooting, fled the jurisdiction and was killed in an out of state police chase when he went flying thru the front windshield of the vehicle he was driving, police sources confirmed for this publication months after the shooting on Wood St.
The alleged accomplice’s name was not released by police, however, his Facebook persona was “Cokeboy Kel.
The shooting just yards from the front door of borough’s police department outraged citizens for its blatant disregard of authority and endangering children,
Keys was sent to State Correctional Institution in Smithfield, PA to serve his prison sentence after being sentenced by Senior Judge Alan M. Rubenstein on March 21.
After completing his prison sentence, Keys will have to complete two years of supervised probation along with
no contact with victims, and pay restitution costs
*Keys is credited for 17 months of time served towards his prison sentence.
Bristol Borough, Bristol Township, Middletown Township Police Departments, Bucks County Detectives and the Bucks County District Attorneys office worked in tandem on the investigation.
Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub and Officer in Charge Sgt Joe Moors were unavailable for comment Monday afternoon.