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Teen sentenced in St. Louis officer's death

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A teenager will spend the rest of his life in prison for the shooting death of a rookie St. Louis police officer.

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Seventeen-year-old Antonio Andrews was sentenced Friday to life in prison plus 50 years. He pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of 22-year-old officer Norvelle Brown.

Brown was shot while patrolling alone on the city's north side on Aug. 15, 2007. Andrews was 15 at the time.

St. Louis Police Chief Dan Isom says he was satisfied with the decision. Two officers have been injured in the past week, one in a robbery, the other in a patrol car crash.

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