AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man has received an 80-year prison sentence in the 2018 killing of two people and attempted murder of an Aurora police officer.

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Thirty-one-year-old Demarcus Brown-Jones had been convicted in May on second-degree murder, reckless manslaughter and other charges.

Police were investigating a reported fight in August, 2018 near the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus when officers found several people with gunshot wounds, including an 8-year-old boy.

Later, during an exchange of gunfire with an officer, the officer was hit but released from the hospital a day later.

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