An 18-year-old man was sentenced this afternoon to 15 years in prison in connection with firing a gun at a police officer who responded to a disturbance at a Leeís Summit residence in June 2012.
Ash-Od L. Chavez, dob: 2/2/1995, earlier this year pleaded guilty to the Class B felony of Assault of a Law Enforcement Officer in the Second Degree.
According to court records, a neighbor called police to say Chavez was displaying a gun. When a Leeís Summit officer arrived on scene, Chavez fired two shots at the officer and fled. He told police he fired because he was scared of being caught with a weapon.