Luis Ortiz sentenced to life in prison without parole for attempted murder of NYPD Detective Sgt. Kevin Brennan

Ortiz shot Brennan back in January 2012.

Ortiz shot Brennan back in January 2012. (7/23/13)

BROOKLYN - The man convicted of shooting a police officer in Brooklyn last year has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Luis Ortiz shot Detective Sgt. Kevin Brennan in the head while Brennan was responding to a call at the Bushwick Houses back in January 2012.

He was charged with the attempted murder of Brennan and first-degree murder of another man.

Brennan remarkably made a full recovery, returned to the job and has since been promoted to detective sergeant. Today, he urged the judge to exercise zero leniency when issuing the sentence.

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