Jackson man sentenced 20 years in federal prison for shooting law enforcement officer

Jackson man sentenced 20 years in federal prison for shooting law enforcement officer
Jackson man sentenced 20 years in federal prison for shooting law enforcement officer(WLBT)
Published: Nov. 3, 2022 at 3:16 PM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - A Jackson man was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Wednesday for assault on a federal law enforcement officer.

Demario Lamar Cotton, 40, was arrested by the FBI on June 28, 2021, for shooting an agent from the Jackson office with a rifle after firing multiple shots at law enforcement vehicles during a traffic stop near Oaklawn and El Paso Street.

Cotton was taken into custody and pled guilty on July 1, 2022.

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