MARIETTA, Ga. -- A Marietta man was sentenced to 20 years in the shooting of a police officer.
Shymel Young pleaded guilty to shooting Cobb County Police Officer Danny Rogers in July 2013. He must serve 12 years of his sentence in prison.
Authorities said Rogers was patrolling the Concord Chase apartment complex off of Hurt Road in Smyrna when he was shot by Young.
Young fled police for nearly six months before he was caught in Jan. 2014.
Rogers spent time recovering at home and has since left the force.