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Police shooter takes plea deal

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) –  Johnny Hill pleaded guilty Friday to aggravated assault on a police officer.

Hill shot Officer Tim Harvey on June 17, 2008.  He's been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

Harvey was shot in the left leg when he tried to talk to a suspicious man on a bicycle on 8th Avenue.

There was an outpouring of support from the community, including thousands of dollars put up in reward money.

Johnny Hill was arrested soon after the incident.

 

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