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Man who threatened officer with knife, BB gun gets 3.75 years

Posted at 10:36 AM, Mar 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-01 12:38:16-05

A man who threatened a Tucson police officer with a knife and BB gun in March 2016 will serve 3.75 years in jail. 

Carlos Alegria pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and aggravated assault. He received credit for 344 days served. He was sentenced Wednesday in Pima County Superior Court.

The shooting happened near the corner of Pima and Van Buren.
Two officers shot Alegria, who was hospitalized in stable condition.
Construction workers called 911 after the man threatened them with a knife. Alegria threatened officers with the weapons when they arrived on scene. Two officers shot him.