Man sentenced for shooting at APD helicopter
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A man was sentenced Wednesday for firing shots at an Albuquerque police helicopter in March after reportedly pleading guilty to his charges.
A judge sentenced Ryan Kolpin to a maximum of three years in the state Department of Corrections. Kolpin reportedly pleaded guilty to aggravated assault against a police officer with a deadly weapon and negligent use of a firearm.
According to APD, Ryan Kolpin shot at the helicopter from his balcony along Espanola Street. Police said the pilot had to maneuver to avoid getting hit.
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