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MI Senator Virgil Smith faces judge today

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Posted at 5:29 AM, Mar 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-14 16:47:25-04

State Senator Virgil Smith will face a judge and possible jail time today.

The 35-year-old Democratic senator from Detroit made a plea deal in the case linked to an altercation with his ex-wife.

She discovered him with another woman last spring. He shot at his ex-wife’s 2015 Mercedes-Benz with a rifle. Fortunately, no one was shot during the incident.

The senator pleaded guilty to malicious destruction of property.

This morning, we’re hearing he could face 5 years probation with the first 10 months in jail.

He will also have to resign his seat in the Michigan Senate.