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June 20, 2011
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Man gets 3 years for shooting SWAT deputy

Suspect said when he fired, he did not know he was shooting police

By Scott Sandlin
Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A suspected drug dealer who shot a SWAT team deputy in the groin as officers stormed his home was sentenced Friday to three years in prison, despite his contention that he did not know that the intruders were police until after the fact.


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