Man found guilty in attempted first-degree murder of officer

TUCSON, Ariz. - The man accused of shooting a Tucson Police Officer in the head in 2016 has been found guilty of attempted first-degree murder and aggravated assault.

Marcus De la Torre, 35, will be sentenced on Monday, July 2nd.

The incident started when officers tried to stop De La Torre when he was on his bike. TPD says he refused to stop and shot at officers during a chase. 

One of the bullets grazed the head of a TPD officer. The officer was not seriously injured.

De La Torre was shot multiple times, but he survived.

 

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