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Eugene Man Sentenced To Prison After Trying To Kill Police Officer

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – A judge has sentenced a Eugene man found guilty of attempting to kill a police officer to nine years in prison.

KEZI-TV reports 56-year-old Jordan Wilson was sentenced Wednesday. Lane County Circuit Court Judge Charles Zennache also ordered Wilson to forfeit the gun involved in the shooting.

On Friday, a jury found Wilson guilty of second-degree attempted murder with a firearm and unlawful use of a weapon.

In July 2020, officers responded to reports of a man menacing another man with a gun at a Eugene residence.

Police say Wilson then ran to his home and started to shoot at arriving officers who fired back.

No one was hurt and Wilson was eventually arrested.

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