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Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a Camden man received an aggregate sentence of 20 years in prison for shooting at four Camden County Police officers.

James Dickerson, 31, shot at four Camden County Police officers who had been responding to a report of a man with a gun in the Chestnut Court apartments on April 25, 2014.  When confronted, Dickerson fired several shots at the officers who then returned fire, striking him in the leg.

Dickerson pled guilty on June 20, 2016 to four counts of attempted murder.

The 20 year sentence was imposed on Friday, January 27, 2017 by Superior Court Judge the Honorable Gwendolyn Blue, J.S.C.  Dickerson will be required to serve approximately 17 years in prison before he is eligible for parole.

Released Monday, January 30, 2017.