Life in prison for man who tried to kill Jacksonville detective, son

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A police officer taunted the Jacksonville man who was convicted of shooting him multiple times previous year when he took out a tube of personal lubricant in court and told him "You are going to need a lot of this", according to local reports.

Rojas, who was 19 at the time, was driving erratically when the cop stopped him during a traffic stop on March 9, 2016. Police shot him as he refused arrest. Immediately upon stopping the white Cadillac, police said, the driver began shooting at the detective who was wearing a ballistic vest with "police" on it. He hit him three times.

The detective, who remains undercover and is not being named or shown on camera, was hit multiple times but survived.

Rojas, now 21, was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for trying to kill the officer and his son, News4Jax reports.

Brandishing a tube of K-Y Jelly, a personal lubricant, the officer told Rojas, "You are going to need a lot of this".

Rojas fled the scene, barricaded himself in a home and then was shot himself three times by police before being taken into custody.

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"When I brought the fight back, you ran like a coward", the officer said, Action News Jax reports.

The officer, who was taking his child to school at the time, chose to pull Rojas after noticing the wild driving.

Rojas was found guilty in October on charges of attempted first-degree murder, attempted manslaughter, two counts of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, grand theft auto and fleeing, The Times-Union reported.

The officer, who made a full recovery, said in court: 'I will take those bullets instead of a fellow officer and an innocent bystander.

"I'm pretty sure Mr. Rojas doesn't understand what the rest of his life means", said the judge, James Daniel.

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