Peoria man faces 40 to 100 years in prison for shooting at police officer

By WEEK Producer

November 21, 2013 Updated Nov 21, 2013 at 10:56 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- A Peoria man faces 40 to 100 years in prison after being convicted on charges alleging he fired upon a Peoria police officer last year.

Tony Harris, 19, was convicted on charges of attempted murder and aggravated discharge of a firearm.

Jurors found Harris guilty of firing shots at a police officer on August 17 of last year.

His sentence range was increased due to the fact he was found guilty of firing upon an officer.

He will be sentenced on December 27.