FOLCROFT, Pa. (CBS) — The gunman behind the shooting of a Folcroft police officer was sentenced on Thursday.
According to the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office, Donte Island was sentenced to 33 to 100 years behind bars.READ MORE: Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw Claims She's Not Resigning, Despite Rumors Saying She Might Become New York City's Top Cop
In June 2016, Officer Chris Dorman was conducting a drug investigation behind an apartment complex near Baltimore Avenue and Elmwood Avenue in Folcroft.
That’s when police say Island shot Dorman seven times.READ MORE: Fire At JBS Beef Plant Now Under Control, Crews Say
Dorman was the first to arrive on the scene and was ambushed by the shooter.
The officer fully recovered from the shooting and is back on the job.
Earlier this year, Island pleaded guilty to attempted murder.MORE NEWS: Gas Leak In Sellersville, Bucks County Home Leaves Woman Dead, Police Say
He will be 70-years-old before he’s eligible for parole.