AURORA, Colo. — A teen who fired shots at Aurora police officers during a traffic stop more than two years ago was sentenced Monday to 16 years in the Department of Corrections, online court records show.
Amarion Harlan, now 19, pleaded guilty on Jan. 26 in Arapahoe County District Court in January to one count of attempted murder of a peace officer and a sentence enhancer for violent crime-use of a weapon. Other counts were dismissed as part of the deal.
Just after 9:30 p.m. on Sept. 17, 2020, Aurora Police officers were conducting a traffic stop in the 13600 block of East Iliff Avenue when they heard several gunshots.
Officers found a vehicle nearby and initially arrested the teen inside for possession of a firearm by a juvenile, police said. No injuries were reported.
Harlan who was 16 at the time was charged as an adult with nine counts, which included several counts of attempted murder of a peace officer.
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