31-year-old man sentenced to 19 years for shooting a Cleveland police officer multiple times

31-year-old man sentenced to 19 years for shooting a Cleveland police officer multiple times
31-year-old man sentenced to 19 years for shooting a Cleveland police officer multiple times

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The man who shot a Cleveland police officer multiple times in 2018 was sentenced to 19 years in prison Wednesday after he pleaded guilty on Feb. 10.

Jonathan Chambers, 31, shot Officer Shane McNea in the 2600 block of E. 121st Street around 4:15 a.m. on Nov. 3, 2018.

McNea had responded to the area for shots fired and when he arrived, Chambers began firing with what is believed to have been an assault rifle.

31-year-old man sentenced to 19 years for shooting a Cleveland police officer multiple times

McNea, who was still in the cruiser, was shot multiple times in both legs.

The officer was taken to a nearby EMS unit by other officers on the scene and rushed to University Hospitals.

He had emergency surgery and survived.

Chambers was arrested later that same day in Warrensville Heights.

31-year-old man sentenced for shooting a Cleveland police officer multiple times

The 31-year-old man who pleaded guilty to shooting a Cleveland police officer multiple times in 2018 faces his sentence.

Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Chambers was originally scheduled to be sentenced by Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge William McGinty on April 8 before the coronavirus crisis moved the date.

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