December 5, 2023
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A person who opened fireplace on two San Diego Cops within the Logan Heights neighborhood was sentenced Thursday to 166 years to life in state jail.

Enrique Aguilar, 34, was convicted of assault with a semi-automatic firearm on a peace officer and different expenses for the Sept. 16, 2019, gunfire that erupted simply earlier than 3:30 p.m.

Aguilar was shot as soon as, whereas the officers he fired upon weren’t struck.

San Diego Police stated Aguilar first pointed a gun at one officer who encountered Aguilar and one other man suspected of “unlawful narcotic exercise” close to the intersection of thirty fifth Avenue and Nationwide Avenue.

Aguilar ran west on Nationwide Avenue and sooner or later was noticed by two different officers.

Prosecutors allege Aguilar was ordered to drop the gun, however as a substitute began taking pictures. The officers returned fireplace, putting Aguilar, who was hospitalized after the taking pictures and booked shortly afterward into jail.

Although the officers weren’t struck, one spherical hit a industrial constructing behind the officers and Aguilar was additionally convicted of taking pictures at an occupied constructing for that gunshot. His convictions additionally included quite a few firearm-use allegations and enhancements for prior felony convictions.

–Metropolis Information Service