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Honesdale comic receives short sentence


October 30, 2013

HONESDALE, PA — Matthew Holmes, 39 of Honesdale, who was also known as the comedian Superfox, was sentenced to the Wayne County Correctional Facility for a period of not less than 45 days nor more than 12 months for one count of recklessly endangering another person.

Om May 25th, Holmes’ 9 mm handgun, which he was handling, went off, striking his daughter in the face. The incident happened in a friend’s house.

Another guest at the residence called 911, and the girl was flown to the Geisinger Community Medical Hospital Trauma Unit in Scranton. It was reported at the time that the minor was in stable condition.

At sentencing, which occurred on October 24, Holmes was also ordered to pay all court costs, undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation and undergo a psychiatric evaluation and comply with all recommendations for treatment.