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JEFFERSONVILLE, IN. (WDRB-TV) -- Yalanda Parrish shot a man during a high-profile road rage incident. In 2009, she was sentenced to 10 years in prison. WDRB News has learned Parrish will be out of prison in about three weeks.
"About two weeks ago I got a letter from the state prison in Indiana," says Wesley Mosier, the man Parrish shot.
Mosier thought he had at least a few more years before he'd have to face his demons. He says, "I was just so shocked, you know? I'm wanting to know if I needed a restraining order, and I said no and I just ignored it because I don't really think she's going to look for me when she gets out."
In June of 2008, Parrish shot Mosier in the chest after a confrontation in Jeffersonville. "I really thought she would do more time than that," says Mosier.
But instead, Parrish is coming home next month. "I think at the time it would have been appropriate to have a full ten-year executed sentence," says Steve Stewart, the Clark County prosecutor.
Stewart prosecuted the case and wanted Parrish to serve more time, but says her release is with conditions. "So basically her sentence was cut short in order to allow her to go on work release based upon the original sentence."
Meanwhile, Mosier describes some of his injuries from the shooting, "It went through my chest and hit the sack that goes around your heart." He says it has scarred him for life, both physically and financially. "I was cut from my neck to about 4 inches below my belt and the bullet went in right about there."
But despite his scares and shock over the release, Mosier seems to have a surprising opinion about Parrish these days. "I'm just not mad. I just hope that she gets her life together."
Yalanda Parrish will report to the Clark County work release center 24 hours after being released from prison. That's where she will live for the next three years.