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Teen jailed for putting senile granny in rap video

Published 29/10/2008 | 09:55

A Florida teenager was sentenced to 18 months in custody for coaxing his senile grandmother into holding a gun and threatening to shoot "all the pigs" in a home-made "gangsta rap" video.

Michael Alfinez, 18, pleaded guilty to elder abuse charges at a West Palm Beach court. His family said the case was a misunderstanding.

The 85-year-old grandmother can be seen in the video holding a handgun, wearing a black mask and threatening to shoot "all the pigs".

Alfinez was arrested in April after authorities seized the tape during a routine traffic stop.

Alfinez and others also could be seen in the video shooting a pistol around town.

The teenager also pleaded guilty to charges of firing out of a moving vehicle and into a building.

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