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Jayvon Bell pleaded guilty to shooting at officers in North Amityville in June 2023 while attempting to avoid arrest.

News 12 Staff

Feb 15, 2024, 3:11 AM

Updated 64 days ago

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A 21-year-old Amityville man admitted to attempting to shoot and kill a police officer.
Jayvon Bell pleaded guilty to shooting at officers in North Amityville in June 2023 while attempting to avoid arrest.
Bell was wanted for robbing a taxi driver and flashing a gun at a gas station clerk to get out of paying for soda.
He faces up to 20 years to life in prison. His sentencing is scheduled for April.


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