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Man Gets 100 Years for Shooting 2 Chicago Officers

April 12, 2016  | 

Alvis Holley, 28, was found guilty of attempted murder in the 2011 shooting of two Chicago police officers. (Photo: Cook County Sheriff's Office)
Alvis Holley, 28, was found guilty of attempted murder in the 2011 shooting of two Chicago police officers. (Photo: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

A man on parole who shot two Chicago police officers when they interrupted him during a drug transaction in the West Garfield Park neighborhood in 2011 was sentenced Monday to 100 years in prison, according to prosecutors and court records.

Alvis Holley, 28, was convicted in September of two counts of attempted murder of a police officer. Cook Count Judge Nicholas Ford sentenced him Monday.

About 10:45 p.m. July 18, 2011, the officers saw a narcotics deal in an alley on the 4000 block of West Wilcox Street. When they approached the alley, Holley, who was involved in the transaction, walked up to the passenger side of the police car, prosecutors said.

Holley could not tell the officers what he was doing or where he lived, so he was told to put his hands on the hood of the police car. Instead, he began to fight with the officers, prosecutors said.

During the fight, Holley pulled out a .22-caliber pistol from his waist and shot one of the officers in the left bicep and grazed his left temple. When the first officer fell to the ground, Holley shot the second officer in the head, prosecutors said.

Holley then fled the scene but left a hat behind containing DNA evidence. Holley later confessed to the crime but said he had been attacked by an unknown person from behind and shot to protect himself, prosecutors said. 

Comments (6)

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Sheriffs Explorer Sgt. @ 4/12/2016 1:24 PM

Good!! I just hope he ends up serving all 100 years.

kevCopAz @ 4/12/2016 6:48 PM

Did I get the perps explanation of self defense right? Yeah right! Too bad one of those cops didn't get of a round or two that would have saved the tax payers the cost of the trial and now "100 years" (yeah he will be out in 25) of prison time expense

Percy @ 4/12/2016 7:50 PM

None of you give a rats ass about costing the taxpayer.
How many 10's of millions of $ are spent on civil cases of police brutality, wrongful DEATH suits, officers preforming rectal exams on the side of the road etc etc etc......
All you're after is revenge and only when one of yours goes down.
You could care less about the people who are abused every single day by le.

Good story today, 70 cops were required to remove 1(one) man from a tree in Seattle.
I can't imagine the amount of OT paid out for that cluster^&*%(.
$8000.00 in damages to the tree apparently, but no one wants to say if that was caused by the terrorist or the cops. Police State you bet. Penniless and homeless all he requires is 50,000 for bail or face the gentle and fair treatment of jail.

Sheriffs Explorer Sgt. @ 4/12/2016 8:50 PM

Wow percy, your rantings are getting incoherent. But we do care about what it'll cost the taxpayers to house this idiot for the next 70 years or so (if an idiot parole board don't let him out before then). This idiot really should get the death penalty. The Death Penalty should be mandatory for certain crimes like murder and rape, especially when it involves children.

Mickey @ 4/13/2016 3:02 AM

Murder/Attempted murder (against a cop or not) = Death
Rape/child molestation = Death
Attack someone with a firearm = Death

Just a few common sense sentencing reforms if you ask me....

Oh crap I forgot: Political corruption = Tar & Feather then death.

OK then @ 4/13/2016 6:38 AM

It is entertaining when the bleeding hearts muddy the waters w/ arguements and generalizations that are completely off topic.

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