Wilkinsburg man sentenced for shooting at officers

Police: Wilkinsburg man facing charges after shooting at officers

A Wilkinsburg man was sentenced to jail time Monday for shooting at two officers as they responded to an incident.

A judge sentenced Randall Hockett, 32, to 43 1/2 to 87 years in prison for the January 2018 incident.

Hockett was wounded in the exchange of gunfire with officers as they responded to a home on Clark Street.

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Hockett was convicted of a number of charges including aggravated assault.  The Allegheny County District Attorney's Office withdrew two counts of criminal attempted homicide. The jury in Hockett's trial could not reach a verdict on those charges.

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