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Man gets 4 years in prison for torching CVS during Baltimore unrest

A man who set fire to a CVS pharmacy during unrest in Baltimore was sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison, federal prosecutors said.
Looting and rioting broke out at North and Pennsylvania Avenues where a CVS was set on fire in Baltimore, Md., April 27, 2015. (Photo by Algerina Perna/TNS/ZUMA Wire)
Looting and rioting broke out at North and Pennsylvania Avenues where a CVS was set on fire in Baltimore, Md., April 27, 2015.

A man who set fire to a CVS pharmacy during unrest in Baltimore following the death of a black man in police custody was sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison, federal prosecutors said.

Raymon Carter, 24, must also pay $500,000 in restitution. Carter pleaded guilty to a federal charge of rioting for the April 27 arson, the U.S. Attorney for the District of Baltimore said.

Neighbors and volunteers work to clean up a CVS store that was looted and burned during clashes with protesters and police the night before in Baltimore, Md., April 28, 2015.