CHICAGO (CBS/AP) — A woman has been sentenced to10 years in prison for shooting a Chicago police officer in the officer’s protective vest during an exchange of gunfire in 2017.
Twenty-nine-year-old Deangela Eaton pleaded guilty to aggravated battery in Cook County court.READ MORE: At Least 2 Killed, 17 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago
The shooting occurred on the city’s West Side. Police said officers were in plainclothes and conducting a narcotics operation in the neighborhood when they saw two people they believed were acting suspiciously.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Storms Coming Sunday
Police said at the time Eaton turned toward one officer and began shooting. She also was shot.MORE NEWS: 5 People, Including 2 Children, Injured In South Shore Apartment Fire
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