Man sentenced to 30 years in shooting of Nassau officer

Cong Xu was sentenced to 30 years in prison for shooting Mohit Arora that happened two years ago.

Cong Xu was sentenced to 30 years in prison for shooting Mohit Arora that happened two years ago. (6/9/15)

NEW HYDE PARK - A man convicted of shooting a Nassau County police officer was sentenced today.

Cong Xu was sentenced to 30 years in prison for shooting officer Mohit Arora two years ago.

The incident occurred during a burglary on Campbell Street in New Hyde Park.

Officer Arora was critically injured and is still recovering, but he has returned to full duty.

As part of a deal, Xu pleaded guilty to assault and burglary. 

 

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