Stamford man who shot police officer in face pleads guilty

Federal prosecutors say a Stamford man who shot a police officer in the face has pleaded guilty to drug and gun charges.Officials say 29-year-old Ephraim

STAMFORD - Federal prosecutors say a Stamford man who shot a police officer in the face has pleaded guilty to drug and gun charges.

Officials say 29-year-old Ephraim Goitom shot officer Richard Gasperino in the face while he was serving a search warrant for drugs in 2010.

According to officials, Goitom is expected to be sentenced to 25 years in prison.

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