Man sentenced to 48 years after shooting APD officer


AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The man found guilty for Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer with a Deadly Weapon has been sentenced.

Dylan Newcomer will spend 48 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

It happened in August 2018 while officers were investigating a burglary near 34th and Western.

Newcomer fired four rounds at two Amarillo Police Department officers back in August 2018.

One offer was shot. He was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

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