Man sentenced to 30 years in shooting of Nassau officer

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. 

 

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 5 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login, create an account or subscribe to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."