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A police officer taunted the Jacksonville man who shot him multiple times last year by taking out a tube of K-Y Jelly personal lubricant in court Wednesday and saying, “You are going to need a lot of this.”
Kevin Rojas, then 19, shot the undercover police officer three times during a 2016 traffic stop, including once in the face, the Florida Times-Union reported.
The critically-wounded officer, who was taking his son to school during the incident, returned fire but did not hit Rojas. His son was not injured.
The identity of the undercover officer is not known for protection purposes.
In October, Rojas was found guilty of numerous felonies, including attempted first-degree murder, grand theft auto, attempted manslaughter, two counts of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer.
He was sentenced to life imprisonment on Wednesday. The wounded officer, who formerly served in the Army, started by calling Rojas a coward at the sentencing hearing.
“When I brought the fight back to you, you ran like a coward.”
The officer then produced a tube of K-Y Jelly and told Rojas he would “need a lot” of it in prison, according to local reports.
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