Gunman in Idaho I-90 police shootout sentenced to prison

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — An Arizona man charged with shooting at 12 northern Idaho police officers on Interstate 90 last year has been sentenced to 45 years in prison.

Marcus Rael, 25, agreed to a plea deal on 10 counts of aggravated assault on police officers.

He was initially charged with was initially charged with 12 counts of assault with the intent to commit a serious felony.

Prosecutors say Rael refused to stop when Coeur d'Alene police officers tried to pull him over on June 22, 2014 for drunk driving. After a short pursuit they say Rael began shooting a semi-automatic AK-47 rifle and another rifle at officers.

No officers were injured in the shootout. Rael was shot and injured.