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La. man gets 5 years in deputy shootings

4 years ago Tuesday, October 19, 2010 6:04:53 AM CDT October 19, 2010 Tuesday, October 19 2010 Oct 19, 2010 in News
Source: Associated Press

A Baton Rouge man has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to shooting two detectives when they tried to execute a search warrant at his home in 2008.

Ellis Henry Jr. pleaded guilty to aggravated assault on a police officer with a firearm.

Authorities say Henry allegedly fired nine shots hitting one deputy in the knee, and another was shot in the calf.

The affidavit of probable cause says detectives obtained a no-knock search warrant after a  confidential informant bought suspected crack cocaine from Henry.

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