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Man sentenced to 36 years for attempted murder of an officer

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A man learns his fate in court after being found guilty attempted murder of a state trooper.

In March of 2010, a narcotics task force was executing a search warrant at a home on Olive Court in Loves Park.  

A trooper says Eric Hoff pointed a gun at him when they were trying to get into the home.  

The trooper fired, hitting Hoff in the arm.  

Hoff was sentenced to 36 years in prison.

Authorities found drugs in the home during the search.

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