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Suspect in high-profile case pleads guilty to lesser charges

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) -

A man charged in connection with the shooting death of a North Side High School assistant is making a deal for lesser charges.

ABC21 previously reported 21-year-old Jaevin Eugene Bowie was named as a suspect in the shooting death of Terrance Miles. He was charged with murder and a gun charge in the case.

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Tuesday, Bowie pleaded guilty to lesser charges in the case. He pleaded guilty to assisting a criminal and attempted theft. He is scheduled to appear in court on September 18 for sentencing. He could face up to 8 1/2 years in prison if sentenced to the maximum terms of the charges he pleaded guilty to.

Police found Miles shot to death in the 900 block of Francis Street after reports of shots being fired in the area. Miles, 36, was a North Side assistant football coach and an administrative assistant at Forest Park Elementary school.  

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Fort Wayne police released a surveillance video shortly after the death of the North Side High School assistant football coach of Bowie and Henry Underwood from the East Central Towers. Bowie was originally charged with assisting a criminal related to this case, but those charges were dropped. 

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