A District Judge has sentenced Dylan Newcomer of Amarillo to 48 years in prison.

In August of 2018 Newcomer was discovered burglarizing a business. When he fled on foot he turned and shot an Amarillo Police Officer.

On Friday he was found guilty for Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer with a deadly weapon. 

During the sentencing hearing, 18 witnesses were called to testify about Newcomer’s history and provide evidence about his six prior felony convictions.