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: Pennsylvania State Trooper Fires Into Pickup Truck During Chase In Two States
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: Stimulus Check Latest: Will You Get A Fourth Relief Payment?
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: Philadelphia Mother Pleading To Find Driver Who Struck Son In Hit-And-Run, 'Guardian Angel' Who Found Him
He will be 70-years-old before he’s eligible for parole.